Articles of Note

How was scientific publishing transformed from profit-shunning to for-profit oligopoly? It was all thanks to a man named Robert Maxwell... more »

New Books

Susan Sontag’s greatest work of criticism was the one she applied to herself. Her journals were not just a record of her life; they were an alternative to it... more »

Essays & Opinions

Yes, power corrupts. It also makes us stupid by undermining the same capacities we need to gain it in the first place... more »