Toward a new narrative

A new issue of the Journal of Indigenous Social Development is out. From NYRB, Ronald Dworkin on why the mandate is constitutional — the real argument. From The Montreal Review, John Pahle on resistance and revision: Toward a new narrative of nonfiction. Markus Krajewski on his book Paper Machines: About Cards & Catalogs, 1548-1929. From Rain Taxi Review of Books, why Iowa? An essay on the Iowa Writer’s Workshop 75th Anniversary Reunion. From Jewish Political Studies Review, Dexter Van Zile updates the ancient infrastructure of Christian contempt: Sabeel Ecumenical Liberation Theology Center; and Manfred Gerstenfeld on the spiritual and professional development of two Christian founders of an English Holocaust institute. Do the United States and Mexico really want the drug war to succeed? With a mixture of righteous indignation and outrageous prankery, the hacker collective Anonymous has emerged as a surprisingly potent actor in global politics — but what do they actually want, and how should governments respond? The case for a global currency: Would it make more sense to have one currency for the entire world?