In our Winter 2021 issue, out January 11, we look at the political challenges and crises that lie beyond the end of the Trump presidency.
In the special section you’ll find: an election roundtable with Timothy Shenk, Sheri Berman, Adom Getachew, Michael Kazin, Aziz Rana, and Matthew Sitman; Alyssa Battistoni on what Biden can and can’t do on climate; Tarence Ray on Republican power in southeastern Kentucky; Daniel Luban on the fate of right populism; Michelle Chen on the immigration overhaul we need; Jasson Perez on the lasting effects of the George Floyd uprising; Nick Serpe on the limits of a foreign policy restoration; Julilly Kohler-Hausmann on the tradition of voter suppression; and Rich Yeselson on what remains of union political power.
Also in the issue: Sarah Jaffe on burnout; Charles Taylor on the 1970s Black working-class romance Claudine; Jedediah Britton-Purdy on the possibilities for the American left in the current moment; Sam Adler-Bell on organizing the unemployed during the pandemic; Vanessa Williamson on the intertwined histories of white supremacy and the cult of the taxpayer; Michael Brenes and Daniel Steinmetz-Jenkins on the legacies of Cold War liberalism; and Daniel Wortel-London on the pitfalls of progressive taxation.
And in the book review section: Walden Bello on Trade Wars Are Class Wars; Adam Tooze on the global politics of distribution in the climate change era; Gabriel Winant on the backlash that never ended; Hari Ramesh on Isabel Wilkerson’s Caste; and Jeffrey Wasserstrom on repression in Xi’s China.
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