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Of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the last major immigration reform bill, former Member Mae Ngai writes, “It embodied the idea that we could ‘wipe the slate’ clean by legalizing the undocumented already here and preventing future unauthorized entries. This idea,...
Anthony Tommasini of the New York Times reviews Artist-in-Residence David Lang 's "The Whisper Opera," which opened at the N.Y.U. Skirball Center last week. Tommasini writes, "Mr. Lang’s aim in this 65-minute piece, he explains in a program note, was to write something...
Michael Walzer , Professor Emeritus in the School of Social Science, joins Marty Moss-Coane of WHYY in a discussion of the American left's approach to foreign policy and his latest book A Foreign Policy for the Left (Yale University Press, January 2018), which...
Clifford V. Johnson , former Member in the School of Natural Sciences, discusses string theory, black holes, and his new graphic novel The Dialogues with physicist Janna Levin and Ira Flatow of NPR's Science Friday . In The Dialogues: Conversations About...