Arvind Magesan (Calgary) and Eik Leong Swee (Melbourne): Is Happiness Really a Warm Gun? The Political Consequences of US Weapons Sales. From Boston Review, what are radicals good for? Lindsey Gilbert interviews George Scialabba, author of For the Republic. Is ObamaCare actually too conservative for Americans? Peter Weber wonders. From TNR, a series of articles on JFK. The avalanche of books marking the 50th anniversary of JFK’s assassination is both too much and not enough. Jill Abramson on Kennedy, the elusive president (and more). Adam Clymer on how the President Kennedy students learn about today is not their grandparents’ JFK (and more). Here is a stabilized, interpolated, panoramic footage of JFK's assassination. Do you really remember where you were when JFK was shot? Jason Zengerle on the race that broke the Cheney family: What happened when a gay sister came between Liz Cheney and a Senate seat. Ezra Klein on nine reasons the filibuster change is a huge deal (and more and more). Sarah Binder on what the Senate will be like when the nuclear dust settles. Jonathan Chait on why Democrats partially nuked the filibuster. Imaginary Jews: Anthony Grafton on the strange history of antisemitism in Western culture. Tyler Malone interviews Simon Critchley, co-author (with Jamieson Webster) of Stay, Illusion!: The Hamlet Doctrine. Rob Horning on games of truth and Foucault.

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