• Foreword [Daniel Carpenter]
  • 1. Obama’s New Deal, Tea Party Reaction, and America’s Political Future [Theda Skocpol]
  • 2. A New Deal Fantasy Meets Old Political Realities [Larry M. Bartels]
  • 3. Obama’s Problem: Misreading the Mandate [Mickey Edwards]
  • 4. Obama and the Challenge of Submerged Policies [Suzanne Mettler]
  • 5. Making Sense of America’s Political Maelstrom [Theda Skocpol]
  • Notes
  • About the Authors
  • Index

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In awarding Bruno Latour the 2021 Kyoto Prize for Arts and Philosophy, the Inamori Foundation said he has “revolutionized the conventional view of science” and “his philosophy re-examines ‘modernity’ based on the dualism of nature and society.” Below is an excerpt from An Inquiry into Modes of Existence: An Anthropology of the Moderns. For more than twenty years, scientific and technological controversies have proliferated in number and scope, eventually reaching the climate itself. Since geologists are beginning to use the term “Anthropocene” to designate the era of Earth’s history that follows the Holocene