Articles of Note

Never fear: Earbuds are not atomizing society, isolating individuals even in a crowd. Musical experiences are inherently social, even when you listen alone... more »

New Books

Hannah Arendt tends to be seen as a quintessentially European thinker. But she became an American citizen in 1951. And America changed her... more »

Essays & Opinions

Art and politics. Art made submissive to politics is unhealthy for both. The critic's task is to find the edge where art meets the world... more »