Will it last? Skeptics are entitled to their doubts, but I'm confident that, as with the Populist movement of a century ago, OWS will bring lasting change
The NYPD has twice raided the occupation’s collection, confiscating and destroying books. But never underestimate the power of librarians.
George Zornick on the exposed anti-OWS memo, Ari Berman on Werner Herzog’s death penalty film, Max Strasser on Egypt’s Mubarak-era debt
The Department of Justice has told the Supreme Court that police should be allowed to secretly put GPS devices on our cars. But we have already surrendered more privacy than we realize.
Ann Beattie is an artist of the things we don’t say, or can’t, and that find expression anyway.
Dwight Macdonald’s panic about Midcult now seems less prescient than misplaced.
Why does Errol Morris cling to a model of documentary photography eighty years out of date?
The European Union exists in a no-man’s-land between democracy and technocracy.
In The Marriage Plot Jeffrey Eugenides can’t explain what happens to his characters without throwing in every last why.