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A New Caste Society

A New Caste Society

Last week I looked at the multiple ironies of the young Barack Obama’s...

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Twit Planet

Twit Planet

In 2005, a microbiologist from Maryland started a humble blog dedicated to his...

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The Little Cooked Book

The Little Cooked Book

Economics can be a misleading subject. When it comes to devising useable theories...

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Reconstructing Race

Reconstructing Race

Denunciatory reviews of Nicholas Wade’s book A Troublesome Inheritance: Genes,...

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Wading in the Zeitgeist

Wading in the Zeitgeist

Like apparently everybody who can read, still a probable majority in the U.S., I...

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Piketty’s Garden of Envy

Piketty’s Garden of Envy

Resentment is the one emotion that can last a lifetime and will never let you...

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The Un-manual to Unman all Manuals: Trevor Blake

The Un-manual to Unman all Manuals: Trevor Blake

At the nexus of Anton LaVey and Robert Anton Wilson lies Trevor Blake. In...

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A New Breed of Breeder

A New Breed of Breeder

Harris, W. C. Slouching Towards Gaytheism: Christianity and Queer Survival in...

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When Kerouac Cracked

When Kerouac Cracked

With publication of On The Road in 1957, Jack Kerouac became an overnight...

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Faking Sincerity

Faking Sincerity

Magill, R. Jay Jr. Sincerity: How a moral ideal born five hundred years ago...

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Across the River and Into the Past

Across the River and Into the Past

Ernest Hemingway’s Across the River and Into the Trees was published in 1950 to...

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Paul Gottfried’s Calm Despair

Paul Gottfried’s Calm Despair

Gottfried, Paul. War and Democracy: Selected Essays 1975-2012. London; Arktos...

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A Traveler in Search of Tradition

A Traveler in Search of Tradition

Cooper, Artemis. Patrick Leigh Fermor: An Adventure. London: John Murray,...

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The End of Adventure

The End of Adventure

Judith Schalansky. Pocket Atlas of Remote Islands—Fifty Islands I Have Not...

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