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Close Encounters

Progressive Inequality: Rich and Poor in New York 1890–1920 by David Huyssen Harvard University Press, 2014, 392 pp. In Don DeLillo’s 2003 novel Cosmopolis, a monstrously wealthy fund manager named Eric Packer is driven through the streets of Manhattan in …

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Union Minions

Click here to read the rest of our election symposium. It is one of the ironies of the contemporary political moment that as the old working class recedes ever further into the rear-view mirror of history, we ended yet another …

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