Articles of Note

What can be gleaned from a linguistic analysis of World Bank reports? That the language ? and reality ? of global finance grows ever more opaque... more »

New Books

The black power movement's reputation has been burnished by a rising tide of revisionism. But are these works of exacting scholarship?... more »

Essays & Opinions

Eric Hobsbawm's MI5 file contains 1,000 or so pages, collated chronologically in folders that run from 1942 to 1963. He was classified as a ?Category A? Communist... more »