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The American Question

The one thing we all have in common is that all our ancestors left home
CulturePhilosophyTop Section

Slipping Slavoj

Forsaken by the Left, the once-hot philosopher needs to revisit some of the big questions
CultureLiteratureTop Section

After Discourse: On The Use and Abuse of Magazines

Consensus-based journalism thrived in more predictable and less anxious times. It doesn't today.
CultureHistoryTop Section

Fecundity and Forgetting

A reflection on gentrification in London.
CultureTop Section

A.I. ‘Bias’ Doesn’t Mean What Journalists Say it Means

The difference between an algorithm's output and wishful thinking is not bias.
CulturePoliticsSecond Section

How Message-Board Culture Remade the Left

For all we hear about 4chan and Trump, the main effects of radicalized posters have been on the left.
CultureHistorySecond Section

It’s Lit: Youth Culture and the Possible Resurrection of Savonarola

Savonarola's example, and indeed his glamor, will always be compelling.
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Bonfyre of the Vanities

The events surrounding what was supposed to be the Fyre Festival in the Bahamas in April and May should be ...
CultureSecond Section

Life and Death on the Content Farm

It was an important time last December, when the frogs made their splash in the art world. Well, at least ...
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Chapo Trap House Will Never be Edgy

There’s an old comedy record called “How to Speak Hip” from the 1950s. Its enduring status as a cult novelty ...