Jerry G. Watts, a longtime contributor to Dissent, passed away on November 16. Jerry, a professor at CUNY Graduate Center, earned his B.A. from Harvard and PhD from Yale University. His essays for Dissent—on intellectuals, politics, crime, affirmative action, the …
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Michael Javen Fortner and Marie Gottschalk debate criminal justice reform, Thursday, December 10, 2015, 6:30 p.m. at CUNY’s Murphy Institute.
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A selection of key essays on democratic socialism from the Dissent archives.
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Should the left champion jobs for all or advance a basic income as part of a broader anti-work politics? Can we do both? Join Dissent, Jacobin, and the New Economy Coalition for a panel discussion, November 9 in Brooklyn.
Kurdish activist Dilar Dirik in conversation with Meredith Tax, Thursday, October 22, 2015, 7 p.m. at the New School.