The Disintegration of the Public Sector: Recasting Public Conversation

Tony Judt (1948-2010) was University Professor at New York University and Erich Maria Remarque Professor in European Studies, Professor of History and director of the Remarque Institute. He authored or edited thirteen books and was a frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books. This essay is an extract from his recent book Ill Fares the Land (Penguin Press, 2010). […]