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[Oct 31] From South Africa, a call to do more for Apartheid's victims. From Israel, on the mental block of the Left. From Egypt, on democracy as the centerpiece of a national revival. From Cape Verde, "We can be flexible. We can be friends with everyone." Never before has there been so much Europe. What will happen "the day after" Lukashenko, Kim? Are Americans overworked, or are they slowing down? The Christian Science Monitor creates a page on "Empire Builders: Neoconservatives and their blueprint for US power". The Guardian on IDS and the Tories. What does Charles Murray have against Marie Curie? The Atlantic Monthly "dusts off" its online archive. And on Google's future prospects

[Oct 30] From the United Arab Emirates, four questions about the Arab and Western media. From Nicaragua, on plans to rival the Panama Canal. From Australia, author finds a backslide in gender equality. From Pakistan, on philosophy and national consciousness, and how history is full of cocky individuals who have an attitudinal problem. From Vatican City, pope urges just and sustainable development. A radio show on art and technology in the philosophy of Martin Heidegger. On Amartya Sen and literacy, on Kant and robot rights, and on Derrida and Halloween. For intellectuals, it's Hollywood or bust. Can something really scare you to death? (Maybe this action figure will). And where did depression come from?

[Oct 29] From Russia, on going forward to the past. From Georgia, another separatist region in the making? From Mexico, the PRI embraces socialism (sort of). From India, on attacking the rational - secular basis of knowledge in education. From Nigeria, why should government exist in a state? From UPI, Pakistan and Saudi Arabia agree on nuclear cooperation and evidence that free market reforms are being rolled back. On a growing trend of undemocratic idealism in democratic politics. It seems loyalty is in pretty short supply at the moment. An interview on the politics of making people laugh. Slate's Mickey Kaus on the case against editors. And from the home office in Utopia, Ohio: It turns out the Fourierites weren't very good at marketing

[Oct 28] From Taiwan, on following the lead of the US' and the EU's constitutional conventions. From France, PM Raffarin chastizes intellectuals for "not being open-minded enough about the world". From Cuba, how sovereignty and culture are bound together. From Malaysia, why knowing math is part of literacy. From Brazil, "Of course these are mine... I bought them with my own money". From Nigeria, how poverty dehumanizes. Why Africa is not a monolith of crisis--but where is it going? On a short history of freelance diplomacy in Israel. Hawaiians march for an independent state. How education issues are being ignored by politicians. More on the study Hardwired to Connect. Obituary: James O'Gara. And Cantinflas makes a comeback

[Oct 27] From Iraq, mortar attack hits Wolfowitz's hotel. From Taiwan, why expertise and democracy may not mix well. From Switzerland, explaining Blocher's victory. From China, democratic consciousness grows in the countryside, while a village dies of Aids. From Australia, on economic fundamentalism and setting standards for economics students. From Ghana, on culture and development, and why are men always accused of harassing women? From Lebanon, girls gyrating a go-go. From Brazil, affirmative action comes of age. More on the Wild West atmosphere in Abkhazia. Here's a guide to the European Union's drafting of the Constitution. And Amazon tries to monopolize your time

[Weekend Special] From Poland, President Leszek Miller faces increasing problems. From Malaysia, former deputy PM Anwar Ibrahim on Mulism politics. From Nepal, is the free market boon or bane? From Saudi Arabia, on urging Palestinians to adopt “Gandhi-style civil disobedience”. From France, teenage boys accused of raping girls. Across the Americas, indigenous peoples make themselves heard. Obituary: Madame Chiang Kai-shek. Profiles of Colombian president Alvaro Uribe, and conflict mediation expert John Paul Lederach. Andrew Nierman, World's Smartest Person, turns his mind to world peace. Most Americans believe in heaven... and think they'll go there. On balancing tech utility with privacy. And research shows the first few years of marriage are a dangerous time

[Oct 24] From Barbados, on a play about what is legal and what is right. From the Czech Republic, whose job to mind the multinationals? From the Philippines, on winning the alternative Nobel Peace prize. Why it's in Iran's interest to comply with the IAEA: is the crisis over, or is it just a delaying tactic? Obituary: Bosnia's Alija Izetbegovic. Justice Scalia blasts the legalization of gay sex. The Guardian introduces a prison correspondent. From Opinion Journal, Brian Mulroney on Iraq and the UN, Gabriel Schoenfeld on the risks of a nuclear attack, and is PBS fair and balanced? More on the Free State Project. The Sierra Club on better living through forestry. And on the impact of the Flynn effect

[Oct 23] From Switzerland, a big win for the People's Party. From Ghana, a number of theories could be used to explain "political hibernation". From Great Britain, there is a silent revolution in the corridors of the judiciary. From Georgia, a stunning find may change ideas on human evolution. From Mauritius, what would one gain in becoming a professional student? From Zambia, why send a child to an expensive school if it's going to be crowded? On letting the Israeli Defense Forces kick someone’s ass. Did you know? Hairdressers cut hair on full moon, because then the hair grows stronger. Alternet on the American Jihad and John Paul II as a totalitarian pope. The cult of Mother Teresa faces tough questions. Gilberto Gil as the Minister of Cool (and part 2). And a summary of a UK seminar, "Gone to the Blogs"

[Oct 22] From the Ukraine, the fate of the country hangs in the balance. From New Zealand, how mixed - member proportional representation has fared. From the Czech Republic, communism is making a comeback. From Nigeria, an agenda for youth empowerment and nation building. From China, who is the richest person in the mainland? On the future European Constitution: what would Montesquieu think? More on Mayor Bloomberg's proposal for nonpartisan elections in New York City. Is China becoming the new Roman Empire? There are whispers of democracy across the Middle East. On the cultural ties between Spain and the Arab world. And Anti - Americanism? It isn't just a Middle Eastern thing

[Oct 21] From Kenya, on Africa's unwritten history. From Ghana, on an alliance against hunger. From South Africa, on the dangers of democratic despotism and how local knowledge dissemination is vital for nation-building. Two articles on the new Arab Human Development Report. Is there a change in Muslim thinking in India? On Khatami's reaction to the Nobel Peace Prize. Will the Iraqi Baath be reestablished as a democratic party? TCS on the state of Islam 2003, and on the six dilemmas of the moderate Muslim. Forget the namby-pamby girly stuff, there are too few "good reads" for men and boys. And Lawrence Lessig on how blogs are transforming presidential politics

[Oct 20] From Bolivia, how they got rid of President Gonzalo Sanchez de Lozada. From East Timor, one year after independence. From Canada, conservatives face uphill battle. From Brunei, The Sultan speaks. From Germany, on puking over whining, and on artistry in engineering days off work (and another look). From Iceland, keeping it hot. What Iraq and Afghanistan can learn from Haiti. From Le Monde diplomatique, on Venezuela and agricultural reform. Economists fear Americans will run out of money in retirement. And a comment on Bush, intellectuals and Iraq, a report on 'unleashing' Christian Army Lt. General William G. "Jerry" Boykin, and why does the nonreligious Left fear the religious Right?

[Weekend Special] From Pakistan, translating democracy into practice is a question never given the attention it deserves. From The Globalist, on culture destroying trade and the third wave of globalization. The text of Susan Sontag's Friedenspreis peace prize acceptance speech. On an existential dilemma that is felt only by those who can afford the luxury to ponder. Obituary: Ben Metcalfe, founder of Greenpeace. On when it's acceptable to judge a book by its cover. And two teenage mathematicians make a fortune and inspire computer nerds

[Oct 17] From Bolivia, protesters march towards La Paz. From Canada, on a scandal involving a cartoon. From South Korea, on the lesson of Socrates for dictators. From Kenya, how the papacy is steeped in the old ways. From Ghana, if Christianity is such an obvious truth, why must it be drilled into children? What role did the post-Keynesian economists see for industrial strikes? If you watch Fox News, your views about the war are probably wrong. Does it still make sense to save art for the nation? If you're a fan of abstinence, you better sit down for this one. Germany is home to a panoply of the absurd. And can a dog be accused of being a Nazi?

[Oct 16] From the Philippines, an interview with President Gloria Macapagal - Arroyo (and a message). From Bangladesh, democracy from an Islamic perspective. From India, on the decline of the public intellectual. From Great Britain, revisiting the capital of racism. From Bulgaria, on coming to terms with the present. Germany is now the world's leading exporter. Obituary: Emil Ludwig Fackenheim. On the "sapient behavior paradox". There is now an overwhelming case that cannibalism is a worldwide phenomenon. More on the influence of John Paul II and the celebration of a milestone. Will James Hutton knock Darwin off his pedestal? On moments when celebrities fouled things up. And take the male brain test

 [Oct 31] From Open Democracy, 10 fascinating facts, and a look at Shirin Ebadi. Why won't the Prez stop using fuzzy terrorism language? On the Austrian School's perspective on the externalities argument. Kenan Malik on the dirty D-word. Studs Terkel on what's to be done by activists. A review of John Gray's Al Qaeda and What It Means to Be Modern. Roger Scruton says pro-hunting people are being treated like a "sub-human species". From Forward, "who the hell wants somebody to know how few of us there are in particular places?" UT - Austin's Robert Jensen asks "Can big houses and global justice coexist?" On Barbara Ehrenreich's singular crusade. And how Marcuse originated the double standard against conservatives

[Oct 30]
From Prospect, an article by Colin McGuinn, remembering Edward Said, and an interview with Karl Marx. How a plan for the world's biggest pipeline threatens to wreak havoc. One thing is guaranteed to turn the liberal chattering classes into rabid persecutors. Why victory in Iraq will come one tribe at a time. From Disinfo, on Sayyid Qutb as the philosopher of terror. Steven Pearlstein on Wal-Mart's hidden costs (and a discussion). Why China is no job-stealing bully. Why the EU needs good laws and good armies. On activism and new media. How much do Americans value freedom of association? An interview with University of Wales' David Healy on his new book, Let Them Eat Prozac.  And what does it mean to be me? A riddle that still foxes scientists

[Oct 29] From Dissent, Richard Rorty reviews Posner's Law, Pragmatism and Democracy, and Columbia's Jean Cohen writes on Lawrence. From City Journal, Victor Davis Hanson on why history has no end, and on why conservatives are not losing the culture wars anymore (or are they the new counter-culture?). A new issue of Legal Affairs is out, including articles on eugenics, Ramsey Clark, and a debate on the Voting Rights Act, pro and con. A new issue of Policy Review is out, including articles on anti - Semitism in Europe, a review of Jean - Francois Ravel's The Anti - American Obsession, and Amitai Etzioni on mosque and state in Iraq. Here's an interview with Norman Podhoretz. And from B&W, an article on postmodernism, science and religious fundamentalism

[Oct 28]
A new issue of Foreign Policy is out, including articles on indigenous peoples, deflation and Joseph Stiglitz. On the contradiction at the heart of the WTO's agenda. Does Noam Chomsky hate America? A review of A Perilous Progress: Economists and Public Purpose in Twentieth - Century America. On militarism and moral decay: Is the US copying Israel's mistakes? Why the state is truly the enemy of mankind. On group - thinking and the angry Left. A review of Michael Dirda's Open Book: Coming of Age in the Heartland. Virginia Postrel: "People really are different" (and yet more on The Substance of Style). A review of  Everything and More: A Compact History of Infinity. And why, like the connoisseur of good vodka, the truth seeker should not demand 100% proof

[Oct 27]
A new issue of Newtopia is out, with an introduction, and articles on globalization and trade, nationalism, and liberalism. Why Europe can no longer afford to ignore weak or aggressive states. Will the US end up like the Soviet Union? Andrew Sullivan "fisks" Bill Bennett on the pages of The New Republic. Religion is what the individual does with his own solitariness (but don't tell that to President Bush). When an administration is hiding in a bunker, how do you find the news? A review of It's Not The Media: The Truth About Pop Culture's Influence On Children. From In Motion, moving from multiculturalism to global equality (part 2 and part 3). Commentary on the death of Darwin. And researchers are striving towards a physics of society

[Weekend Special] Why do politicians lie? Because they have to. On absurd executive compensation, an American invention. An open letter to anti-war activists. How political Islam portrays itself as the strongest ideological counter to democracy and capitalism. Why it's a fallacy to believe Jews control the world. Chuck Colson remembers Russell Kirk. A review of The Cross and the River: Ethiopia, Egypt and the Nile. Noam Chomsky writes about Cuba. A review of Mark Green's Selling Out and of Campaign Finance Reform and the Future of the Democratic Party. Should the names of local governments be purged of Christianity? The ENCODE Project seeks to identify all functional elements in DNA. More on how women's sexuality shaped human evolution. And the truth is out there--but you're going to have to look for it

[Oct 24]
From Open Democracy, on the Arab world’s culture of victimhood (and a response). From Forward, a review of Our Hearts Invented a Place: Can Kibbutzim Survive in Today's Israel?, and on how Jews incorporated opinionated genes into their DNA. Why "binational state" is a code word for eliminating Jewish sovereignty. Ian Buruma on what became of the Israeli left. Why the shift to a socialist market economy in Communist countries? (and part 2 and part 3) On the US as the world's deepest debtor. More on the new Center for American Progress. More on Bush-Hating. Should Christopher Hitchens be welcomed into the neocon club? And how nanotechnology raises questions and challenges

[Oct 23] On Religion and the Right/Left Divide: How the Nazi atrocity began with their embrace of the Hegelian doctrine of "rational utility". What the second American civil war is all about (and part 2). "The United States has a place in God's plan for the world. However..." On the role of psychology: You really can’t blame liberals for their misguided views. How fascism and feminism, based on the triumph of the will, are basically the same thing. Why History is on Jerry Boykin's side. From Exegesis, on a false rumor that has circulated among the Jews, on the plans of the demonic disciples of Antonio Gramsci, and have you ever wondered what God thinks about being marginalized? Why the Greens are just another party of the far left. And are you willing to sacrifice your morality for $30 a bushel?

[Oct 22]
Roger Scruton on the United States, the United Nations, and the future of the nation - state. Will the UN and the EU triumph over the US? How the fourth estate has been stripped of its potential. A review of Virginia Postrel's The Substance of Style. On the political economy of hegemony, survival and self - deterrence. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) on the irony of "network neutrality". Tom Hayden on the rise of a new movement. Paul Weyrich on a "Buy America" proposal for the armed forces. On the philosophy of hatred and Paul Krugman. New Dem Daily on seizing the cultural center. IDS fights for the British people, but what happened to the Tory Party of yesteryear? And can you only be crazy like a fox or spiky like a hedgehog?

[Oct 21] A new issue of The New York Review of Books is out, including a review of Paul Krugman's The Great Unraveling, an article by Ronald Dworkin on civil liberties, and Steven Weinberg on war. Fred Barnes on the Emerging Republican Majority, Chronicles on their dirty little secret, and a look at Grover Norquist. Arnold Kling parts company with the populists on economics, even if they are sometimes right. An article on freedom of expression in the UK.  How student activism is taking root on campuses with little or no history of dissent. When does coercion become torture? (and part 2). A review of Vive La Revolution: A Stand-up History of the French Revolution. And on patriotism: Suckers is a harsh phrase, but that's what Democrats are

[Oct 20] From Asia Times, a special series on "The abduction of modernity": barbarism, religion, the rule of law, Taoism, The Enlightenment, imperialism, fragmentation, and resistance. From The Guardian, a review of The High Price of Materialism, more on Nobel laureate Shirin Ebadia, a review of Six Degrees: The Science of a Connected Age, on what religion is supposed to be, and a review of Press Gang: How Newspapers Make Profits from Propaganda. And from The New York Times, on Canada's Paul Martin, on what it takes to be a neo-neocon, a look at Republican Haley Barbour, a review of The Burning Tigris: The Armenian Genocide and the American Response, and on North Korea's Kim Il Jung

[Weekend Special] In These Times looks for inspiration in the work of Friedrich Hayek. How sociologists are finally finding out what God knew all along. How did rights become so dominant in our moral thinking and why is it a problem? The founding idea of a republic was beautiful--the reality of a democracy is repugnant. Joseph Stiglitz on making globalization work for all. World magazine looks at John Paul II, and "praise the Lord, pass the ammo". On Carl Menger's theory of value. Why a purely economic view of the class struggle is useless. And can one change a sexual identity?

[Oct 17]
From Open Democracy, on the real curse of oil, on the nasty truth about the noble lie, and an interview with Shadia Drury on Leo Strauss. Andrew Sullivan vs. David Frum on gay marriage. Alan Krueger writes about cloudy thinking on tax cuts. Denis Dutton of Arts & Letters Daily on why capitalism is a staggering success. Why anarchism cannot tell the difference between revolution and counterrevolution. Two views on the US and the ICC, from the left and the right, and should US courts consider the decisions of foreign courts and international bodies? A lesson on constitution writing for Iraq. And what is sauce for the brown goose is sauce for the white gander

[Oct 16] Harold Bloom on the proper training for imperial presidents. A quiet revolution is taking place in US politics. Vote early, vote often -- but vote on everything? A review of An Insider's Guide to the UN. An excerpt of George Monbiot's The Age of Consent pdf. What is the Objectivist view on democracy? Stephen Carter and Jeffrey Rosen on the rights and wrongs of religion in politics. A statement on the Marxist underpinnings of homosexual 'marriage'. If you don't like Marxist revolution, tell that to the sansculottes. For revolutionaries, it is not enough to oppose oppression. How to defeat the Right in three minutes. Here are 36 reasons to vote for Republicans in 2004. And when you think you've encountered just about every possible heresy...


[Oct 31] Martin Gustavsson (Stockholm): The Market in the State and the State in the Market. A review of Beyond the Market: The Social Foundations of Economic Efficiency. More from Prospect: on social capital, the fetishisation of history, and why are some societies more violent than others? A look at the British government's White Paper on The Future of Higher Education. Is technology "just a tool" in higher education? Academic experts say the credit hour is a relic. Harvard's Elizabeth Warren on why middle - class income doesn't buy a middle - class lifestyle. If psychohistory is not done in a corny way, academics will be less dismissive of it. And is Adorno fashionable? Absolutely - at least this year...

[Oct 30] John Keane (Westminster): Cosmocracy; and Whatever Happened to Democracy? Miguel Vatter (Northwestern): Machiavelli and the Rule of Law pdf. Paul Starr (Princeton): Liberalism, Conservatism, and the Intellectuals. From Reconstruction, some questions about teaching and power. A fight is on over the appointment of a new president at BU. In retirement, many return to campus life. The Thernstroms on race and education. A Denison professor explores Sartre and violence in a new book. From Notre Dame Magazine, why nuns need not be roller-bladers to be appealing. Here's an online book, Polyarchy: a paradigm. And the Oracle says "I was trained by the Great Greek philosophers and the Jewish ones, too. You’re Jewish, trust me"

[Oct 29] Books, Books, and More Books: A review of Aristotle and the Philosophy of Friendship, and a review of Marx and Wittgenstein: Knowledge, Morality and Politics. A review of Ideology and Community in the First Wave of Critical Legal Studies, and a review of Same, Different, Equal: Rethinking Single-Sex Schooling. From the Independent Institute, a review of International Order and Individual Liberty: Effects of War and Peace on the Development of Governments, and a review of James Madison and the Future of Limited Government. A review of Derek Bok's Universities in the Marketplace: The Commercialization of Higher Education. From The Nation, a review of books on Israel and Zionism. And the Tractacus is updated for contemporary times

[Oct 28] Obituary: John Hart Ely. On poaching star professors as a blood sport, something ancient Greek sophists knew all too well. UC - Berkeley's George Lakoff on framing political debates (and part 2). Quentin Skinner lectures on three concepts of liberty, Cornel West on racial equality and Anthony Marx on privileges and responsibilities. Articles on student political organizations at Seattle University, an Arab student conference at Yale, and a conference at Northwestern on The Souls of Black Folk. MIT gets creative with Web services. A look at the new SAT test. We like to hear stories because we understand the world through them. More on David Horowitz's Bill for Academic Freedom. And professor Graham Stewart's classes are popular with students at Heriot-Watt University

[Oct 27] From Harvard, a survey finds college students have become more conservative than the general population (and the survey doc). Duke's Christopher Schroeder on Americans' attitudes toward government. Deepak Lal on the who, what and how of INGOs. Obituary: Rusty Simonds. A debate over Scotland’s role in shaping the Empire descends into a personal battle. Debates also rage on across toilet walls. On "general symbol machines" as the first stage in the evolution of symbolic communication. Forensic tests on Samuel Huntington and his wife will likely be difficult. And from Israel, a brave and moving response to the refusenik pilots, on the Logan Act and natural right and "lock up those peaceniks in the ivory tower!"

[Weekend Special] Stanley Fish quits as UIC dean. Barbara Ehrenreich on higher education and Class Struggle 101. A conference in Slovakia discusses Roma marginality and integration. More on the documentary Derrida. Yet more on Charles Murray's Human Accomplishment. Psychology graduate programs are hot (and IR is doing ok). An excerpt from Contours of Descent: US Economic Fractures and the Landscape of Global Austerity, by Robert Pollin (UMass).  A high school club is the talk of the town in quiet Oakley, CA. And from college newspapers: On the lack of cultural studies in academia, stereotypes of another kind abound,  Derrida offers ideas for living together, on the lack of tenured female professors, and "oh, how the times have changed. It's so cool to be Black"

[Oct 24] John Cairns (Virginia Tech): Sovereignty, individuality and sustainability pdf. Amitai Etzioni's advice to Democrats: It's the message, stupid! On changes to university funding in the UK, and on questioning the role of the American research university. The day might come when experiments on chimpanzees are ended. More on Charles Murray's Human Achievement. David Chalmers lectures on The Matrix. Christianity depends on reading. Therefore, Christians have to read. James Miller on the unhappy afterlife of '60s radicalism, though John Fund fears the sixties might make a comeback. And "I want to stop feeling clueless when a teacher uses words like superannuated"

[Oct 23] Clayton Crokett (Central Arkansas): Piety, Power and the Bare Life: What in the World is Going on in the name of Religion? pdf Raghunath Ananth Mashelkar (CSIR): Fun and joy of science: Learning from anomalies and discontinuities pdf. A review of Pascal Boyer's Religion Explained: The Evolutionary Origins of Religious Thought. A review of Divine Action and Modern Science. Joan Didion reviews Armageddon: The Cosmic Battle of the Ages. Homosexuality is officially out of the Conservative movement's closet. Jerry Fodor reviews Thinking without Words. Dartmouth professors ponder the lack of conservatives on college faculties. A review of Feminist Interpretations of Wittgenstein. And how the university is only as strong as the social contract that sustains it

[Oct 22] From Commonweal, an interview with John Rawls (1998). A review of Frank Furedi's Therapy Culture: Cultivating Vulnerability In An Uncertain Age. Students speak out: Apparently, the marketplace of ideas stops on the steps of the Court, how the little man may deliver yet another humiliation to the elites, and "I don't blame politicians or the media. I blame me. I blame you." From Yale, Judith Butler speaks about ethics and social norms. From UC-Berkeley, an interview with Norman Borlaug, the man who fed the world. From Oklahoma U, Wendy McElroy on the political theory of the Devil. From the University of Washington, on the textual appeal of Tupac Shakur. And the people at Anarchist University want to be there

[Oct 21] Ted Honderich on Palestinian terrorism, morality and Germany. From Demos, an ebook on Democracy's New Challenge: Globalization, Governance, and the Future of American Federalism pdf. A review of Whitewash: On Keith Windschuttle's Fabrication of Aboriginal History. Hadley Arks on why moral truths are necessary in the evolution of law. An article on sexuality in times of war. Does education make black people crazy? A review of Greek Fire, Poison Arrows & Scorpion Bombs: Biological and Chemical Warfare in the Ancient World. Can a literary magazine be sexy, serious, and successful? And "besides the occasional relapse, I, Joe Puma, have become a distinct entity"

[Oct 20] From The Philosopher, on the nature of philosophy in the post - genomic era, and on learning from Epicurus. Princeton's Michael Wood on Edward Said. An encounter with Harold Bloom. From the TLS, a review of After Theory, and Colin McGuinn reviews The Philosopher at the End of the Universe. Applying Barrington Moore's historical scholarship to India. A scholar makes a modern case for Christianity's creeds. A review of John McWhorter's The Degradation of Language and Music and Why We Should, Like, Care. Nilufer Gole of the Ecole des Hautes Etudes on the Islamist identity. And the report of a NYAS conference, Meeting Neuroethical Challenges in Cognitive Enhancement

[Weekend Special] Tim Lenoir (Stanford): All But War is Simulation: The Military - Entertainment Complex pdf. A Heritage report on the over-criminalization of social and economic conduct. Obituary: Carolyn Heilbrun. A Yale study examines role of postdoc researchers. On questioning the need for vocational degrees. An interview with Charles Murray on his new book, Human Accomplishment. Columbia's George Fletcher on defining terrorism. Tricia Rose: "What's the difference between minstrelsy and black behavior, black culture?" And on getting tongue tied over sex words

[Oct 17] A new issue of Boston Review is out, including articles by Martha Nussbaum on Bernard Williams, Duncan Kennedy on the dangerous mix of economic and military goals in Iraq, and a forum on school vouchers. Richard Wolin on the moral defensibility of suicide bombers. Obituaries: Neal Wood and Benny Levy. A review of Moral Writings and The Right and the Good, and a review of Onora O'Neill's Autonomy and Trust in Bioethics. On the implications of the sexual revolution in the US. A review of Crowded Lives, by Lindsay Tanner. Sissela Bok presents 'field notes' from travels through happiness studies. And a statement on publishing progress

[Oct 16] John Henry Schlegel (SUNY - Buffalo): From High in the Paper Tower pdf. From InterJournal, papers on the evolution of international orders, the self - organization of the world economy, the possibility of complex philosophy, why we don't understand complex systems, and can there be a science of complex systems? From SMU, reflections on the right to be racist (and part 2). Michel Wieviorka on non-violent conflict and war. Philosophy professor Steve Yalowitz gets paid to try and answer life’s difficult questions. Why you should look before you leap on an academic path. How can a language be dead when it is in constant daily use? And you can download a free ebook: National Security and Open Government: Striking the Right Balance