What lies ahead

Ronen Avraham (Texas): Estimating Pain and Suffering Damages: Paths are Many, Loss is One. Justin Garcia (Millersville): Boxing, Masculinity, and Latinidad: Oscar De La Hoya, Fernando Vargas, and Raza Representations. Karen Barkey (Columbia): Political Legitimacy and Islam in the Ottoman Empire: Lessons Learned. A government of the Left in Greece: Giorgos Katsambekis on the coalition of Syriza with Anel and what lies ahead. Putin’s “useless idiots” or signs of a deeper pathology? Vassilis Petsinis on the unique strain of Russophilia among the Greek radical left. Katie Zavadski on how to spot a jihadist (according to France). Beware the second coming of the textbook wars: It may not happen today, or tomorrow, but the coming textbook wars will be massive, if quietly so. Danny Postel reviews The Road to Iraq: The Making of a Neoconservative War by Muhammad Idrees Ahmad. Jeb “put me through hell:” Michael Schiavo knows as well as anyone what Jeb Bush can do with executive power — he thinks you ought to know too. From n+1, Stephen Squibb on the last days of football. Thinking football: AJ Sabatini on Heidegger and the Super Bowl. Watching football after a traumatic brain injury: Along with Black Friday — not Christmas, Black Friday — Super Bowl Sunday is the one true American holiday, the one that shows us who we are as a people. Sarah Kliff on how vaccination is not a personal decision — it's a social obligation.