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The New 'Third Rail'

The New 'Third Rail'

By Jay Michaelson

What will it take to make climate change the new ‘third rail’ of American politics? Jay Michaelson says we should start by getting serious about luring middle America to the fight.

Be Frayed. Be Very Frayed: Steve Fischler and Joel Sucher’s documentary, ‘Dressing America,’ revisits New York’s Garment Center.

Rag Trade Relic?

By Jenna Weissman Joselit

If the documentary ‘Dressing America’ is to be believed, the garment industry is a thing of the past. Jenna Weissman Joselit wonders what that means for the fashion-conscious among us.

Shiver Me (Jewish) Timbers

Shiver Me (Jewish) Timbers

By Anne Cohen

Arrr ye ready for International Talk Like a Pirate Day? To celebrate, we’ve rounded up some of the most fearsome Jews ever to sail the seas. Thar be more than ye think.

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