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    Will Only the Rich Not Be Lonely: Talking to Noreena Hertz

    What has made us come to see ourselves as “competitors rather than collaborators… consumers rather than citizens… hustlers rather than …

    A New Atlantic Charter: Talking to David McKean and Bart M.J. Szewczyk

    Andy Fitch interviews David McKean and Bart Szewczyk about an Atlantic partnership broader in scope than defense, and their book "Partners of First Resort."

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    The Triumphal Boomer Politics of Whit Stillman’s Barcelona (1994)

    Rob Madole dives into the retrograde politics of Whit Stillman’s lesser known film.

    A New Atlantic Charter: Talking to David McKean and Bart M.J. Szewczyk

    Andy Fitch interviews David McKean and Bart Szewczyk about an Atlantic partnership broader in scope than defense, and their book "Partners of First Resort."

    Fear Makes You a Monster: Mariana Enriquez’s Political Horror Allegories

    Nate McNamara finds echoes of the trauma of dictatorship in Mariana Enriquez’s corpus.

    Hotels of Pyongyang: A New Photo Book Showcases the Magnificent Kitsch of North Korean Hospitality

    "Living in South Korea, my own fascination with the land north of the border has drifted less toward moral outrage than apathy."

    How to Open Our Markets Back Up Again: Talking to Sally Hubbard

    "When you take economic and political power and put it in the hands of just a few, how could everybody else not lose out?" asks Sally Hubbard.

    Nostalgia and Delirium in “Qua Cơn Mê”

    Frances An analyzes two takes on the same song, “Qua Cơn Mê” (“After the Nighmare”), about the aftermath of the Vietnam War.

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    Firmin DeBrabander writes about the construction of privacy in modern times and the failures of community it has wrought.