Book Reviews

‘To Conquer Callousness . . . ’

The remarkable life of Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel leaves little doubt about what he’d be doing today.

By Jo-Ann Mort

How the States Went Wrong

If the states were ever "laboratories for democracy," they certainly aren't now. Can they be salvaged?

By Jamila Michener

How Georgia Went Blue

It was a long time coming—and then it was sudden. But will it hold?

By Ed Kilgore

The Economic Constitution

The argument that democracy requires an equitable economic distribution long predates Franklin Roosevelt.

By Mark A. Graber

Why Fannie Lou Hamer Endures

She’s mostly remembered for one famous speech. Her actual legacy is far greater than that.

By Claire Potter