“Precedent” is one of the key mechanisms for restraining autocratic legalism, as demonstrated by the Trump campaign’s tactics following the 2020 election.
Is Retirement Retired?
Instead of a recognition of a life devoted to a single firm, pensions are now the source of strife between management and workers.
On Our Nightstands: April 2020
A behind-the-scenes look at what Public Books editors and staff have been reading this month.
We Other Victorians
The late 19th and early 21st centuries share a common loss of technological innocence.
Public Thinker: Kim Phillips-Fein on Austerity and the Fall of New York
With New York City teetering on the brink of fiscal collapse at the end of 1975, Congress passed ...