Walmart workers use Black Friday as a chance to protest working conditions.
Volume VIII, Number 1 | winter 2014
In 1923 Jewish composer Arnold Schoenberg declined painter Wassily Kandinsky’s offer to join the Bauhaus, having heard that other members of the school were anti-Semitic. “For I have at last learned the lesson that has been forced upon me during this year,” Schoenberg wrote to Kandinsky, “and I shall not ever forget it. It is that I am not a German, not a European, indeed perhaps scarcely a human being (at least, the Europeans prefer the worst of their race to me), but I am a Jew.”
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Pulitzer Prize–winning historian Doris Kearns Goodwin speaks with Lewis Lapham about her latest book, The Bully Pulpit, charting the early-twentieth-century rise of the progressive press. More
Lapham's Quarterly presents our fourth annual gala with a celebration of the revolutionary 1780s, the decade when Wolfgang Amadaeus Mozart was topping the charts, the new American states squabbled over their constitution, and Marie Antionette reached the highest and lowest points in her royal career.More