JoAnn Wypijewski, who writes The Nation’s “Carnal Knowledge” column, has been traveling the country to research a book on America in a time of crackup. Contact her at jwyp at earthlink.net.
A new book by Stephen Jimenez tells a very different story about the killing of Matthew Shepard by Aaron McKinney.
New York City mayoral candidate Christine Quinn says Anthony Weiner’s sexual behavior inspires disgust. In another era, hers would have too.
Someone somewhere must die for the pleasure someone somewhere else takes in a $4.95 bikini top.
Straight culture teaches its children that sex is either of the jungle or the picket fence.
The film’s torture scenes do not excuse or glorify torture; they do something worse: draw the audience into accommodating it.
If the director of the CIA and a Reserve intelligence officer can’t even conduct a decent affair, what does that say about the institution that groomed them?
In a desperate election, nostalgia for an America before the decline is the GOP’s only message.
The imperatives of the national security state override the possibility that Assange could face a fair investigation in his sex crimes charges.
For what the ancients called avarice and iniquity, Alex’s hate was pure. No writer had a deadlier sting against the corruptions of empire.