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The New Psychoanalysis  

Psychoanalysis has fallen on hard times. Freud’s gender theories are trashed for their sexism, and his original instinct theories are regarded skeptically. Psychiatrists don’t study it, and the only attention it gets in universities is from a handful of literature …



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Life from All Sides  

Seasons Quartet by Karl Ove Knausgaard Penguin Press, 2017–18 Near the end of Leo Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina, Dolly, the model of a devoted wife and mother, travels to visit her sister-in-law, Anna, who is living in scandal on a country …



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Crisis Cranks  

Radical Markets: Uprooting Capitalism and Democracy for a Just Society by Eric A. Posner and E. Glen Weyl Princeton University Press, 2018, 352 pp. “A sure sign of a crisis is the prevalence of cranks. . . . The cranks …



Voldemort Politics  

“I don’t even say his name,” the finance bro told me as we made awkward small talk at the birthday party. Not that we would need to. He’s Donald J. Drumpf, Adolf Twitler, Covfefe in Chief, and whatever else the …



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After the Pink Tide  

To confront the newly powerful extreme right in Latin America, the left needs a clear-eyed understanding of its time in power.

Introducing the special section of our Winter issue.













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Privacy Settings  

Today, we are watched as never before, through surreptitious governmental data collection and through corporate profiles of our desires and habits. Yet we also divulge private matters aggressively, seeking freedom through publicity.




Workers on Arrival | University of California Press King and the Other America