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[EVENT] George Scialabba discusses For the Republic

October 18, 2013 · Blog

Monday, October 21, 7:00 PM Book Culture (536 W. 112th St, New York, NY) Join award-winning critic George Scialabba for a discussion of his latest book, For the Republic, at Book Culture on. Scialabba will be in conversation with Dissent‘s online … {…}

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Remembering Marshall Berman

September 17, 2013 · Blog

Marshall Berman, distinguished professor of political science at CUNY and a longtime editor of Dissent, passed away on September 11. In the coming days, we will be posting tributes here from some of the many friends and admirers he left. {…}

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Marshall Berman, 1940–2013

September 12, 2013 · Blog

On September 11, 2013, longtime contributor and board member Marshall Berman passed away in New York. {…}

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[EVENT] Dissent 60th Anniversary Celebration

September 6, 2013 · Blog

Join Dissent in celebrating sixty years of critical thought and politics, in honoring Michael Walzer’s six decades as writer and editor, and in building the foundation for a renewed democratic left in the twenty-first century. {…}

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Why They Marched: Fifty Years of Fighting for Jobs and Freedom

August 28, 2013 · Blog

Few political mobilizations inspired Dissent editors and writers as much as the 1963 March on Washington. On the March’s fiftieth anniversary, check out archival gems by Tom Kahn, Bayard Rustin, Irving Howe, A. Philip Randolph, and others. {…}

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Jean Bethke Elshtain, 1941-2013

August 14, 2013 · Blog

Political theorist Jean Bethke Elshtain died on August 11. Elshtain was the author of many books and articles, including several contributions to Dissent. In 2005, Dissent editorial board member Alan Johnson interviewed Elshtain for the first issue of his journal … {…}

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[EVENT] The Economy Goes Pop (Tonight!)

July 9, 2013 · Blog

The Summer 2013 issue of Dissent marks the premiere of Front Matters, a new section of cultural criticism. To celebrate the new issue and the new section, we are hosting a conversation tonight at 7 p.m. with three of our … {…}

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Save the Date! Dissent‘s Sixtieth Anniversary Celebration

July 3, 2013 · Blog

Save the date for Dissent‘s sixtieth anniversary celebration! We’re delighted to announce our October event celebrating Dissent‘s sixtieth anniversary and Michael Walzer’s time editing the magazine. More information is on the way soon. If you have any immediate questions, you … {…}

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[AUDIO] What Would/Does a Feminist Labor Movement Look Like?

June 13, 2013 · Blog

All too often, both in the mainstream and within the left, feminism and the labor movement are portrayed as “separate spheres,” two different movements that have different sets of concerns. Of course, this is not true now (nor has it … {…}

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Partial Readings: Left Forum Edition

June 6, 2013 · Blog

This weekend, Dissent will sponsor four panels at Left Forum at Pace University in New York City.  We will address environmentalism, the pursuit of a universal basic income, strategies for a feminist labor movement, and Occupy and the future of … {…}

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