From Surveillance and Society, a special issue on Surveillance Futures. From TNR, is there a future for moderate Islamic politics? Issac Chotiner interviews Olivier Roy; and the New Truthers: Muhammad Idrees Ahmad on Americans who deny Syria used chemical weapons. From THE, Cary Cooper reviews The Triumph of Emptiness: Consumption, Higher Education, and Work Organization by Mats Alvesson; and Martin Cohen reviews Surfaces and Essences: Analogy as the Fuel and Fire of Thinking by Douglas R. Hofstadter and Emmanuel Sander. Cass Sunstein reviews Scarcity: Why Having Too Little Means So Much by Sendhil Mullainathan and Eldar Shafir. From The Magazine, Michelle Goodman on the $63,000 machine that transforms pot plants into concentrates; and Lisa Schmeiser on how we can be responsible for machines. Facebook privacy and kids: Don’t post photos of your kids online. Noam Scheiber goes inside the mind of Cory Booker: It’s more Paul Ryan than Paul Wellstone. Nitasha Tiku on why Pax Dickinson matters. Maureen O’Connor on why the De Blasio family matters: Meet the “boring white guy” of the future. From BusinessWeek, Peter Coy on how Paul Krugman won the crisis — and lost the argument. Bursting the neuro-utopian bubble: Pyschosocial problems cannot simply be solved in the neuroscientist's lab (and more). Greg Stevens pretended to be a white supremacist — here’s what he discovered.

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