Articles of Note

The curious history of Esperanto. The universal language, created by a Polish-Jewish eyeglass-maker, is returning to the roots it fought to transcend... more »

New Books

An imperious 19th-century philosopher engaged in ad hominem attacks and obscure internecine disputes. Eleven people showed up for his funeral. His name: Karl Marx... more »

Essays & Opinions

The Marquis de Sade as your guide to the modern office? His 120 Days of Sodom explains it all: hierarchy, accounting, bonuses, boredom... more »