Brooke Borel and the University of Chicago Press release a fitting book for a presidential election full of falsehoods.
I’m voting for Clinton with a brain that understands what having a vagina means.
An argument against prostitution in the New Republic is mangled by a weak sentence.
Is Cecil the lion a small part of a big picture?
A rare editorial cartoon defending Obamacare shows up in the Chicago Tribune.
You might like the juicy new account of the 2012 presidential campaign if you can cut through its chasmal noisesomeness.
On Prince Charles and the crown
. . . or whatever. On the fetishization of small-town life.
Make us laugh, and don’t try anything funny: David Sedaris, John McIlwraith, and NPR monologues
David Alinsky sees some of his father’s tactics in the right’s attacks on his father
John Paul Stevens and Richard J. Posner review William Stuntz’s “The Collapse of American Criminal Justice.”
On Obama’s coming jobs speech, another stimulus, and the need to bone up on economics.
A U. of C. scholar discusses how Christianity simultaneously condemns and endorses violence.
Thomas Nagel beats up on Richard Dawkins, and finds himself conscripted into the religious gang.
Are we really “all humanists in the broadest sense”? Or do we just wish we were?