Sasha Abramsky on Maya Soetoro-Ng, education reformer—and President Obama's sister; Dave Zirin on the NFL lockout; and Calvin Trillin on intervention in Libya
Military “solutions” to grave humanitarian crises are tempting, but history shows that they rarely solve anything.
Even as Fukushima threatens to unleash the greatest nuclear catastrophe since Chernobyl, the president champions nuclear power in the United States.
Ari Berman on the firing of Northwestern journalism professor David Protess, Doug Henwood on Robert Fitch and John Nichols on Michigan's “emergency financial managers.”
A man like Murdoch deserves to be shunned. That he is celebrated instead tells you almost all you need to know about the insanity that grips our benighted political culture.
Over the past decade, the Justice Department has gone soft on corporate crime.
Like her brother, President Obama, Soetoro-Ng wants to revamp school systems and broaden test-focused curriculums.
The achievement of Juan José Saer’s fiction, next to its sensuousness, is its creation of an all-engulfing present.
Tibor de Nagy’s Painters & Poets; Bill Berkson’s For the Ordinary Artist; William Corbett’s Albert York.
Finishing the Hat makes clear Stephen Sondheim’s belief that being an artist requires intellectual vigilance.