“Nobody reads Dissent but a bunch of old lefties.” So said one of our friends in the course of discussions about the magazine’s future after Irving Howe’s death last year. The remark was meant as a provocation, and so the editors took it.
But the irony wasn’t lost; we realized that, in the nearly forty years of Dissent‘s existence, no one had ever bothered to do a systematic study of our readership....
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