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Does John Gray counsel anything more than avoidance of the ideological excesses he scorns?
Seeing not a person but a thing was the crime of crimes for Primo Levi.
Thinking about debt has become pop, and David Graeber’s Debt is the genre’s “Stairway to Heaven.”
The beauty and muchness of Ai Weiwei’s art is often underwhelming.
Auntie man? Black writer? Negress? In The Women, Hilton Als is Hilton Als.
Margarethe von Trotta’s biopic of Hannah Arendt is a film about ideas that remains intellectually detached from them.
The life and work of Victor Serge represents the Russian democratic revolution that never was.
The humanitarian impulse has not vanished from US foreign policy. It has simply split into two camps.