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EDITOR'S NOTE
The Withering of the State

These days, critics of electoral politics can sit smugly and enjoy the deepening disarray of the political parties; the worries of the 1%, who really want little more from their governments than low taxes, high subsidies, social peace and quiet, and just enough military action to keep the world safe for democracy; and the panicked musings of the political pundits trying to make sense of it all and reclaim their lost function of predictors and explainers.

THE LAST CUT WAS THE DEEPEST:
Cuomo’s Gamble and CUNY’s Full-Throated Retort

In January, while planning the state budget, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a $485 million cut to state funding for the City University of New York (CUNY), expecting the city to pick up the balance.

Nuit Debout:
The Longest Month

Several nights superimpose themselves over the Parisian Nuit Debout [Night Standing, or Up All Night], which began on March 32, [sic]1 so that the night would never end, a sum of singularities and meetings difficult to summarize or to fix.

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The Brooklyn Rail

JUNE 2016

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