For those too young to remember the Cold War but old enough to be trapped by the Great Recession, Marxism holds new appeal
‘Dissent’ editor will speak Sunday in Park Slope
Friends and Politics, Part 3: Norman Podhoretz. The neoconservative icon and I weren’t personally close, but we shared a more important bond, over the struggle to defend Israel and American Jewry.
Friends and Politics, Part 2: Irving Howe. The prominent critic and I worked on Yiddish translations together, but a dispute over Israel and its Arab neighbors ruptured our relationship—until we reconnected over literature.
More remembering of Harvey Pekar and Tuli Kupferberg
Plus the other half of ‘Dysentery’ weighs in
Problems and all, ‘A People’s History’ has made us a better people
Plus the slain Iranian physicist, Dysentery-a, and more