Editors' Blog

Langston Huges Voice Again, with an Apology, by Norman Markowitz

For some reason the poem that I sent by cut and paste was too small to read,  I have put it in bigger type hopelly this will work.

The Voice of Langston Hughes Over Ferguson by Norman Markowitz

The  Ferguson  Grand Jury's failure to indict was of course depressing but in many ways predictable.  Tme media coverage of the event, especially the protests, have also been predictable--- biased in the sense that they have emphasized the  violent confrontations and largely dismissed  the overwhelmingly peaceful and rasoned protests against ...

Piketty for Progressives Part 5 by Thomas Riggins

Piketty for Progressives -- Part 5

Thomas Piketty's Capital in the 21st Century, Review by Norman Markowitz

The following is a slightly abridged review of Thomas Piketty's Capital in the 21st Century, which I  for Social Sciende Docket, a fine publication sponsored  ajnd published by the New York and  New Jersey Councils for the Social Studies.  The Journal, edited by Professor Alan Singer, who has done very...

The November Election Marxist IQ by Norman Markowitz

As we move with  some trepidation to tomorrow's election, here are some questions concerning  elections and politics

The Death of Klinghoffer: Reflections by Thomas Riggins

Thomas Riggins  All the recent fuss at the Metropolitan Opera over John Adams' 1991 opera The Death of Klinghoffer led me get the DVD from Netflix to watch.