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Don Peck on the long shadow of the recession, James Fallows on Chinese hackers, Joshua Green on the Grateful Dead's management secrets, Bruce Falconer on assisted suicide, Liz Phair on greening NASCAR, and more
The biggest threat we face from China—and other rivals—isnâ€™t a military one. Inside the battle to protect our online infrastructure from hackers, spammers, spies, and corporate thieves.
Why business professors, ethnomusicologists, sociologists, and (of all things) management theorists are suddenly taking the Grateful Dead very seriously
Ludwig Minelli has helped more than 1,000 people kill themselves and turned Zurich into the world capital of â€œsuicide tourism.â€ He says heâ€™s securing a basic human right. Others claim heâ€™s a monster—and a crook.
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Reality-TV shows like Afghan Model are rewiring Afghan culture—for better and for worse.
Florida’s sex criminals are crowding into a handful of neighborhoods.
Why American rodeos are taking on a Latin flair
What happens when a NASCAR race and an environmental conference converge
In defense of exotic travel with young children
The fight to preserve old video games from bit rot, obsolescence, and cultural oblivion
A Hollywood legend’s vivid and honest portrait of the studio era
Henry de Montherlant’s work displays the charms of a black-hearted misogynist.
Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall is a service to the history it depicts, and puts the author in the very first rank of historical novelists.
Everyone knows that people without health insurance are more likely to die. But are they?
MSNBC’s Lockup documentary series, about life behind bars, is exploitative and debasing, and as poignant a show as can be found on TV.
Will Walmart, not Whole Foods, save the small farm and make America healthy?
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