From Studies in Social Justice, Ann Travers (SFU): The Sport Nexus and Gender Injustice; and Andrew Gibson (McGill): Just Above the Fray: Interpretive Social Criticism and the Ends of Social Justice. A review of Believing and Seeing: The Art of Gothic Cathedrals by Roland Recht. A review of Sex, Drugs and Chocolate: the Science of Pleasure by Paul Martin. An excerpt from Social Practices: A Wittgensteinian Approach to Human Activity and the Social by Theodore R. Schatzki. The Gonzo of Coulter: The conservative pundit is as misunderstood as her true forebear, Hunter Thompson. Four million jobs in two years? FDR did it in two months. Stop paying taxes, escape to the woods, sit in — why not go vegetarian instead? A look at why the ideological melting pot is getting so lumpy. Obama raises the bar: A brief history of presidential drinking. The quest, the path, the destination: Alexander Kluge's nine-and-a-half hour long film of Marx's "Kapital" is not a minute too long. From Seed, physicist Albert-Laszlo Barabasi and political scientist James Fowler discuss contagion and the Obama campaign, debate the natural selection of robustness and ask whether society is turning inward. Free, imaginative play is crucial for normal social, emotional and cognitive development — it makes us better adjusted, smarter and less stressed. More and more on The Ascent of Money by Niall Ferguson. 

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