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The Laws of Forever War  

In Humane, historian Samuel Moyn argues that efforts to make U.S. wartime conduct less brutal have helped pave the way for a policy of permanent armed counterterrorism.







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Talking in Circles  

Ten years on, Occupy’s demands have shaken off their aura of eccentricity. But there’s far less hope about the utopian possibilities of enabling everyone to speak at once.





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The Debts That Bind  

Strike Debt’s insistence that debtors “owe each other everything and owe Wall Street nothing” remains a potent rebuke to a financial system dependent on the narrative of individual responsibility and personal fault.





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Lessons from the Public Power Campaign  

This summer, two popular bills to democratize New York’s energy system died in the state legislature. A revived campaign will need both sympathetic legislators and the direct action tactics of social movements.



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