David Sarasohn on the Senate, Yascha Mounk on Berlusconi’s Italy and Calvin Trillin on Rick Santorum
It would intensify the civil conflict and provoke a dangerous proxy war with Russia.
The renewal of labor militancy and radical politics is being led by a rising generation with its own rock-and-rap passion.
Connor Guy on Washington’s same-sex marriage victory, Reed Brody on the persecution of Baltasar Garzón
The great Polish poet disclaimed grand political schemes in favor of irony, wit, skepticism and the individual.
How US counterterrorism operations ignited an Islamist uprising.
The brash webzine +972 is challenging a political and media culture that has moved steadily to the right.
Two new biographies differ over the astronomer’s view of the relationship between science and faith.
A novelist’s grim portrait of Central Europe between the wars.
David Orr’s Beautiful and Pointless: A Guide to Modern Poetry; Kenneth Goldsmith’s Uncreative Writings