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It is scarcely news that the President is in the mainstream of popular American credulity. He has been nurtured in the same rich loam of folk ignorance, historical figment and paranormal intellectual constructs as millions of his fellow citizens.
For Francis Fukuyama and John Dunn, our democratic crisis is the result of an intellectual failure.
The categorical imperative “Do Not Draw the Prophet” clashes with the thousand nuances of art.
The poems and a new biography of James Laughlin tells of his public success as a publisher and his private disappointments.
Fifty years after the first US troops came ashore at Da Nang, the Vietnamese are still coping with unexploded bombs and Agent Orange.
Racism, segregation and inequality persist in this civil-rights battleground.
Jean-Luc Godard is still brooding on the end of cinema while imagining its future incarnation.
How the discovery of police archives has altered the memory of political atrocities in Guatemala.
K. Anis Ahmed’s stringent tales of life in the sprawling capital of Bangladesh.