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Issue 11 Dual Power

The division between empiricists and fantasists is clearest in politics. But it’s beginning to enter literature.

Issue 11 Dual Power

The ’60s were a decade of both mass protests and mass concerts, and this was more than a coincidence.

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Egypt Notebook
Issue 11 Dual Power

Perhaps history will view this wave of Arab unrest as another stage in the slow crumbling of US empire.

Issue 11 Dual Power

The Battle of Wisconsin is only the latest front in this intra-class culture war.

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Argentinidad
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In America, Practical Criticism came to be known as “close reading,” and later came to be known as New Criticism.

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What if a certain neurotic investment is really the source of the best intellectual work?

Issue 11 Dual Power

Despite its resemblance to certain strands of modernism, Remainder is most interesting as an allegory of realism.

Issue 11 Dual Power

For ordinary consumers in the early ’90s, what going online felt like depended largely on what service provider you used.

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Issue 3 Reality Principle

“Does he who fights douchebags become, inevitably, something of a douchebag?”

Issue 5 Decivilizing Process

Our new technologies always open the possibilities to the best, and somehow open the floodgates to the worst.

Issue 10 Self-Improvement

Reform and revolution may turn out, then, to be allies rather than enemies.

June 21, 2011

The real craft is in the characters, basking as they do in intricate brands of studied cool.

Issue 16 Double Bind

When even whiteness is freighted in liberal circles with maudlin guilt, no color is safer than South Asian brown.

Issue 14 Awkward Age

We have an elite with a “study abroad” worldview.