September 26, 2013
Edward Said was many things for many people, but in reality, his was a musician's soul, in the deepest sense of the word. He wrote about...
retrospectives
September 26, 2013
Samuel Huntington's article "The Clash of Civilizations?" appeared in the Summer 1993 issue of Foreign Affairs, where it immediately...
retrospectives
September 26, 2013
In everyday usage in the languages and cultures with which I am familiar, a "writer" is a person who produces literature--that is, a...
retrospectives
September 26, 2013
Once the most celebrated intellectual, Jean-Paul Sartre had, until quite recently, almost faded from view. He was already being attacked...
retrospectives
retrospectives
September 26, 2013
As a word and concept, "terrorism" has acquired an extraordinary status in American public discourse. It has displaced Communism as public...
retrospectives
September 26, 2013
retrospectives
June 1, 2013
GETJ_COVERsized.jpg Editor's Preface What if violent clan warfare revolved not around religion or land, but extreme attitudes about food?...
retrospectives
June 1, 2013
Ben Affleck’s film Argo , the story of an intrepid Hollywood film crew that rescues diplomats from bloodthirsty Iranian hordes, was awarded...