Our annual Brave Thinkers list, an interview with Mike Bloomberg, the strangest potential threat to the president, the Army's culture of mediocrity, Benjamin Schwarz on the end of jazz, and more
Our annual guide to the people risking everything in pursuit of big ideas
Radical ideas from our archives, featuring Ralph Waldo Emerson, Virginia Woolf, and more
Exponential advances in synthetic biology pose a serious new national-security threat. Here's a radical proposal for how to combat it.
How a culture of mediocrity has taken hold within the Army's leadership ranks—and why America's military future depends on uprooting it.
The irony of getting away with something was that you were your own executioner. In a pang of remorse, you could open your mouth and change your life.
It’s never been easier to shoot a buck. So why are hunters spending billions on high-tech gear?
Why I’m abetting a rogue translation of my novel
A lost flavor of the northern woods, rediscovered