Editor’s Note: Labour

Editor’s Note: Labour

A few weeks back, I got into an argument about Marxism. Sitting on a park bench and enjoying the first warm evening of summer, the conversation with my friend turned to the state of capitalism. “Do you really think all this is going to disappear?” he asked, gesturing...
Lady Liberty’s Labours: James Gray’s The Immigrant

Lady Liberty’s Labours: James Gray’s The Immigrant

How do you make it in America? Work. Work hard. Work harder. So goes the mantra upon which (until recently) the world’s greatest economy and dominant culture was built. But while work will supposedly set you free, what will it cost? Or, at what point does making it—to...