And no one's doing anything about it
In 2007, several n+1 editors discussed books they’d read or wished they had read in college. The series of dialogues was published in a pamphlet called What We Should Have Known. A new pamphlet, No Regrets, which came out this week, reprises the 2007 panel’s questions (What do you wish you had read in college? What books changed you?) but restricts the conversation to women.
By the author of A Constellation of Vital Phenomena
Establishmentarians are always scolding about the debt, but are deathly afraid of populism. Wonder why that is?
One real problem with Obamacare.
A comprehensive list of every historical analogy made to Obamacare.
“As a starting point, we think the Proposed Rule is simply too tepid.” That was how Senators Jeff Merkley and Carl Levin opened their February 2012 comment letter to federal banking regulators about the “Volcker rule,” designed to prevent large banks from making risky proprietary trades for their own profit, the kinds of trades that nearly took down the financial system in 2008.
It all comes down to red vs. blue.
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The idea that the president should not shake hands with Raul Castro, or Arafat, or any current or former antagonist of the United States, is silly beyond belief.
In Politico Magazine, Jennifer Michael Hecht has an intriguing and heartfelt piece about whether we will see an atheist president of the United States anytime soon. She seems generally pessimistic, but in fact that are some surprising reasons for optimism.
Fertility tourism is a booming business in India, but is it worth it?
Why novelists love to write about affairs between professors and students.
FROM THE STACKS
The famous poet was far more than a recluse.
These photos bring Dickinson to life better than any biography.
But here's how it really works
But he hasn't given up hope on a Muslim Brotherhood resurgence
One side of the debate focused on K Street, while the other focused on advertising.
I enjoyed Jonathan Van Meter's interesting profile of Julia Louis-Dreyfus in New York magazine because it manages to get at all the ways in which Louis-Dreyfus is a compelling person and first-rate comic actress. Van Meter, however, seems more than merely respectful of Louis-Dreyfus's talents. Although I am no doctor, I would describe his feelings toward her as consisting of deep, deep love. Here's hoping the two can find everlasting bliss.
Does it matter whether he drew a penis intentionally or unintentionally?
Can efforts at the state and local level develop solutions that achieve the goals of the Climate Action Plan?
If you don't understand why someone like Nelson Mandela would have communist sympathies during the Cold War, you aren't thinking hard enough.
In Sunday’s paper, The New York Times reported on a rising phenomenon: Powerful female financial executives who are abetted by husbands willing to “stay at home” and be the primary caretakers of the couples’ children. “These bankers make up a small but rapidly expanding group, benefiting from what they call a direct link between their ability to achieve and their husbands’ willingness to handle domestic duties,” report Jodi Kantor and Jessica Silver-Greenberg.
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Poet John Milton turns 405 today.
Is he responsible for South Africa's leadership crisis?