Andrew E. Taslitz (Howard): Why Did Tinkerbell Get Off so Easy? The Roles of Imagination and Social Norms in Excusing Human Weakness. "Senator Junior DeMint": Meet Mike Lee, the Tea Parties' most skilled spokesman. Jonathan Culpeper tackles the way in which the power of insults can change over time. What makes Somalis so different? Somali immigrants in America have followed European patterns of integration, and not the ideal of the melting pot. Bush and Foucault: Decision Points holds the same relation to George W. Bush as a line of fashion accessories or a perfume does to the movie star that bears its name (and more and more). Futurology: The tricky art of knowing what will happen next. The Finite World: World commodity prices have risen by a quarter in the past six months — what’s the meaning of this surge? The Turkish government is rushing to legally protect the country's national anthem after realizing Turkey does not actually own the copyright on the work. A review of Meat: A Benign Extravagance by Simon Fairlie. A review of Larry Flynt's One Nation Under Sex. An interview with Siddharth Kara, author of Sex Trafficking: Inside the Business of Modern Slavery. Eve Ewing writes in defense of the public: We must not let the commons be privatized. A Parallel Mainstream: The Fox News generation has made it impossible to have a serious discussion about policy.

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