2020

Week of May 15

  • The Future
  • Politics
  • Reflections
Commencement, the future, political renewal and reflections on contemporary history Read More

Week of May 8

  • Reflections
  • The Pandemic
  • Politics
Reflections on our time, the pandemic, and politics Read More

Week of April 29

  • Capitalism
  • Politics
  • Annals of the Pandemic
Capitalism; politics; what happened when a Jesuit went to Milan -- and books. Read More

Week of April 22

  • Culture
  • The Pandemic
  • Politics
  • Books
How the internet-famous become authors; the pandemic; politics, and books. Read More

Week of April 15

  • The Pandemic
  • Democracy
  • Fashion, Emotion and the Self
Flattening the coronavirus curve brings little relief; the personal world of clothing. Read More

Week of April 8

  • Work
  • Literature
  • Democracy
  • History
Whose work matters? And: history, democracy, and literature in plague times Read More

Week of April 1

  • Featured Interview
  • The Pandemic
  • Politics
  • Books
Looking back at the world of New York Intellectuals; thinking pandemic; politics; and books. Read More

Week of March 25

  • Books
  • The Pandemic
  • Public Life
Books for your home-bound state, the pandemic, and thoughts on public life. Read More

Week of March 18

  • Politics
  • The Pandemic
  • Violence
  • Cities
What's plaguing you? Public Seminar meets the challenge of coronavirus. Read More

Week of March 11

  • Elections
  • Literature
  • History
Literature, history and the significance of Elizabeth Warren's presidential campaign. Read More

Week of March 4

  • Politics
  • Democracy
  • Culture
2020 election, the state of democracy, and the cultural scene Read More