A new issue of Cultural Survival is out. Red Skin Cheer: While the Washington Redskins debate is fairly straightforward, the North Dakota Fighting Sioux case is characterized by paradoxes and ironies. A review of Sound Targets: American Soldiers and Music in the Iraq War by Jonathan Pieslak. Is the Internet a tool of tyranny? Nick Cohen investigates. Research suggests Homo floresiensis is a genuine ancient human species and not a descendant of healthy humans dwarfed by disease. What makes good history television? Andrew Marr considers the best examples. A review of The Cartoons That Shook the World by Jytte Klausen. Deep below New York City’s bustling streets lies a dangerous world inhabited by “sandhogs”. A review of Athanasius Kirchers Theatre of the World: The Life and Work of the Last Man to Search for Universal Knowledge by Joscelyn Godwin. A review of Herge: The Man Who Created Tintin by Pierre Assouline. Heard the one about the Mormon stand-up comic? Elna Baker is funny, she's had a boob job and she's just written a book that could see her thrown out of her church. The new Friedrich Schiller revival may be a short-lived and bittersweet affair, in the best Romantic tradition. An amnesiac action hero who battles a mystifying web of enemies, Jason Bourne has outlived his author. In the heavens, as it is on Earth: Proof of the existence of extraterrestrial life may be closer than we think, thanks to a surge of research in astrobiology. A review of The Pattern in the Carpet: A Personal History with Jigsaws by Margaret Drabble. Breast Practices: Why taxing cosmetic surgery is a bad idea.

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