About Dissent Magazine

“A pillar of leftist intellectual provocation”

New York Times

Dissent is a quarterly magazine of politics and ideas. Establishing itself as one of America’s leading intellectual journals in 1954, it has since published articles by Hannah Arendt, Norman Mailer, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Ellen Willis, Richard Wright, George Packer, and many others.

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“Always challenging, occasionally infuriating. Dissent is indispensable for anyone who wants to understand the strange times in which we live.”

–Katha Pollitt

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–Benjamin Kunkel

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