What does it mean to be a democratic socialist in America? How is democratic socialism different from socialism and communism in the former Soviet Union and other countries abroad? Is it true that Martin Luther King Jr. was a democratic socialist? Michael Kazin ,...
The New Yorker has featured Life: A Critical User's Manual , by Didier Fassin , James D. Wolfensohn Professor in the School of Social Science, among its "Briefly Noted" book reviews for the week of October 22. The New...
Member in the School of Historical Studies Katherine Epstein writes: "One of today’s premier strategic challenges is the Sino-US relationship. When analysts turn to history seeking perspective on navigating this challenge, the analogy most often employed is the Anglo-German relationship before the First...
Until now, little was known about the precise rotational patterns of Sun-like stars, only that the equator spins faster than at higher latitudes, similar to the Sun. But a team of scientists including Katepalli Sreenivasan , Member in the School of Mathematics, has reported...