A new issue of Resistance Studies is out. A review of A Place Called Canterbury: Tales of the New Old Age in America by Dudley Clendinen and Leisureville: Adventures in America’s Retirement Utopias by Andrew D. Blechman. A review of Against Happiness: In Praise of Melancholy by Eric G. Wilson (and more at Bookforum). From Reason, some bets are off: The strangely selective and self-defeating crackdown on Internet gambling; and The Body is a terrible thing to waste: Understanding Jesse Ventura's long, sad decline. It's the single most important corporate reform within reach, and it doesn't rely on taxes or tax breaks or new government spending: Simply put, it's time to introduce democracy to corporate elections. From Miller-McCune, should the government make us happy? And does education really make you smarter? Smart drugs: Drugs to make you cleverer are in the test-tube — good. Dead but not buried or, when the '90s took a '60s turn: The post-Dead and post-Zappa bands of the '90s sought to subvert the prevailing trends towards crass commercialism, individual greed, and phony superficiality. A review of The Paranoia Switch: How Terror Rewires Our Brains and Reshapes Our Behavior—and How We Can Reclaim Our Courage by Martha Stout. An excerpt from Snoop: What Your Stuff Says About You by Sam Gosling.

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