The Trump administration lies about terrorist attacks.
The Curious in Ecstasy or Shoelaces, by Louis François Charon, 1815. Satire of English fascination with South African-born Saartjie Baartman who was exhibited under the name Hottentot Venus. The British Museum, London.
Volume VIII, Number 1 | winter 2015
Two years after being exiled from the Soviet Union in 1974, Nobel Prize–winning writer Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn settled in a small Vermont town, living there reclusively for some eighteen years. He did however attend a few town meetings and was once spotted marching in a parade to celebrate the bicentennial of Vermont statehood.
Once any group in society stands in a relatively deprived position in relation to other groups, it is genuinely deprived.- Margaret Mead, 1972
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Lewis Lapham talks to John Micklethwait about rethinking the machinery of the state in the twenty-first century. More