Articles of Note

“Germany awake!” went the Nazi slogan. The country was roused by Hitler and methamphetamine. Pervitin, as the drug was called, was National Socialism in a pill... more »

New Books

Literature helps form our beliefs. And while novels can stir outrage, they also provide catharsis, which has the effect of mollifying our politics... more »

Essays & Opinions

The boundary between science journalism and PR is so porous that the task of informing the public about science is often indistinguishable from efforts to promote it... more »