Deconstructing the human habitat

A new issue of Inroads: The Canadian Journal of Opinion is out. From Radar, more on the worst colleges in America (from their "College Week" special section). From Miller-McCune, a call on the professorial classes to help check abuses of governmental power and to start confronting the Alberto Gonzaleses of the world before they wreak havoc. From The Hedgehog Review, an interview with E. J. Dionne, Jr. From ISSR, a debate on abolishing vs. preserving the Electoral College. More on Dee Dee Myers’ Why Women Should Rule the World. From History Now, a special issue on "books that changed history". An interview with James Howard Kunstler on deconstructing the human habitat. From malaprops (the "wonton" aggression of the Chinese) to mondegreens, "Excuse me while I kiss this guy" (Hendrix): An excerpt from Can I Have a Word With You? by Howard Richler. What does George W. Bush really think about former rival McCain, the fall campaign and his own presidential legacy? A review of The Black Hole War: My Battle with Stephen Hawking to Make the World Safe for Quantum Mechanics by Leonard Susskind. The world’s "best" car bombers: An interview with ex-CIA agent Robert Baer on terror, Iran, and Hezbollah. A review of Walter Benjamin's On Hashish. A review of Sexual Politics: The Gay Person in America Today by Shannon Gilreath.