U.S. Department of Agriculture bans words related to climate change.
The Oath of the Horatii, by Jacques-Louis David, 1784. Louvre, Paris, France.
Volume VII, Number 2 | spring 2014
As a London-based correspondent for Horace Greeley’s New York Tribune, Karl Marx wrote about Abraham Lincoln’s issuing of the Emancipation Proclamation, “Up to now we have witnessed only the first act of the Civil War—the constitutional waging of war. The second act, the revolutionary waging of war, is at hand.”
All revolutions devour their own children.- Ernst Röhm, 1933
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#10 Simon Winchester
Lewis Lapham talks with Simon Winchester, author of Pacific: Silicon Chips and Surfboards, Coral Reefs and Atom Bombs, Brutal Dictators, Fading Empires, and the Coming Collision of the World’s Superpowers. More