George C. Edwards (Texas A&M): Persuasion is Not Power. Derek Epp (UNC): Patterns of Change in Mass Political Opinion. Matt Grossmann (Michigan State): How Policy Cues Structure Partisan Opinions. Mark J. Brandt (Tilburg) and Geoffrey Wetherell and Christine Reyna (DePaul): Liberals and Conservatives Show Similarities in Negativity Bias: Evidence from Intolerance, Psychological Threat, and Motivated Reasoning. Timothy J. Ryan (Michigan): No Compromise: Political Consequences of Moralized Attitudes. Jarret Crawford, Sean Modri (CNJ) and Matt Motyl (Virginia): Bleeding-Heart Liberals and Hard-Hearted Conservatives: Subtle Political Dehumanization Through Differential Attributions of Human Nature and Human Uniqueness Traits. Jessica Bulman-Pozen (Columbia): Partisan Federalism. Roderick P. Hartand Colene J. Lind (Texas): Walking the Partisan Line: Mitt Romney in the 2012 Campaign. Michael Rocca, Wendy L. Hansen, and Brittany Ortiz (New Mexico): The Effects of Citizens United on Corporate Contributions in the 2012 Presidential Election. Karen Sebold, Joshua Mitchell, and Andrew J. Dowdle (Arkansas): The Geography of Political Influence in the 2012 Presidential Nomination: Has the Demise of the Public Finance System Increased the Influence of a Few Densely, Populated States? Seth Masket on how our political parties beat campaign finance reform: Did the McCain-Feingold Act of 2002 have any of its intended effects? The Two Washingtons: The politicians are too principled, the lobbyists and journalists are too corrupt — the result is disaster.
Eric Royal Lybeck (Cambridge): Universities, Law, Jurisprudence, and Sociology: A History. The snake that eats itself: Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson on why coups beget coups beget coups. Cory Doctorow on why it matters that you can't own an electronic copy of the Oxford English Dictionary. Dexter Filkins on chemical weapons and the Syrian question. Isolated Peruvian tribe attempts to make contact, asks for food. From Foreign Policy, Daveed Gartenstein-Ross and Kelsey D. Atherton on how we killed privacy, in 4 easy steps: Stop blaming the NSA — we did this to ourselves; and David Rieff on why nobody cares about the surveillance state: When you've been groped by the TSA, what's a little NSA spying? NSA officers on several occasions have channeled their agency’s enormous eavesdropping power to spy on love interests. The debate over “libertarian populism” may seem, at first blush, like nothing more than a meaningless, dull blogger circle-jerk — and bad and/or nonexistent budget math is the whole secret to making it work. From Mediaite, an interview of Chris Hayes. With his “I have a dream” speech, Martin Luther King threw out a challenge to America — how has it been met, 50 years on? David Warsh on Larry Summers: A (mildly) exculpatory note. Benjamin Wright on a brief history of The New Republic, from Lippmann to Peretz to Hughes. Is individuality the savior of eugenics? Nathaniel Comfort wonders.
David Golemboski (Georgetown): Pierre-Joseph Proudhon on the Social Dimensions of Labor. Lorenzo Coccoli (Rome): “Property Is (Still) Theft!”: From the Marx-Proudhon Debate to the Global Plunder of the Commons. Jonathan S. Davies (De Montfort): Just Do It Differently? Everyday Making, Marxism and the Challenge of Overcoming Neoliberalism. William Clare Roberts (McGill): Contextualizing Marx's Criticism of Commercial Society. Adaner Usmani on Marxism and "Subaltern Studies". Phil Gasper challenges the myth that Marxism has nothing useful to say about the environment — with help from the old man himself. The limits of colour-blind Marxism: David Renton reviews Militant Liverpool: A City on the Edge by Diane Frost and Peter North. A theory without a movement, a hope without a name: Justin Schwartz on the future of Marxism in a post-Marxist world. Chris Byron reviews Dialectics of Human Nature in Marx’s Philosophy by Mehmet Tabak. Here are sample chapters from Marxism and Social Movements, ed. Colin Barker, Laurence Cox, John Krinsky, and Alf Gunvald Nilsen. Marxist and feminist, and Marxist feminists rejoice: Two new open access journals have recently been launched and are now accepting submissions: Pax Marxista and Feral Feminisms. Market forces are working against college degrees in Marx, Lenin and Ho Chi Minh in Vietnam, where the Communist government has resorted to offering free tuition to attract students.