How to Win a Cosmic War: An Interview with Reza Aslan  

Reza Aslan is Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at University of California, Riverside and research associate at the University of Southern California’s Center on Public Diplomacy. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the Los Angeles Institute …



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Does the two-state solution remain viable after the conflict in Gaza, and if so what are the obstacles to its realisation? We posed these questions to a range of writers. Michael Walzer argues that two states is in bad shape, …









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On the third anniversary of the launch of Democratiya, Dissent co-editor Michael Walzer writes on the ‘two commitments’ that ‘give shape to the Democratiya project.’ ‘The first,’ he writes, ‘is to defend and promote a left politics that is liberal, …





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Telos Editor Russell Berman argues that the modern university is currently threatened by a set of transformations and pressures inimical to liberal intellectual culture. While this slide into repression has multiple causes, prominent among them is one legacy of the …



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The issue features four important contributions to the debate about the crisis of the western liberal-left. In a passionate, clear-sighted and wide-ranging survey of ‘a liberal left that exhibits a radical over-sensitivity to the crimes and injustices of western governments, …