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City of Lions -- Lemberg, Lwów, and Lviv

Akademicki Square, Lemberg<p>(Source)<br>The western Ukrainian city of Lviv has an impressive and complex legacy. It began the 20th-Century as Lemberg, an …

The Revendication of Matilde Famularo

<i>This story has been drawn from the February/March issue of the American Reader, available here.</i> The Revendication <i>was translated from Italian by</i> …

‘Girls’ Gone Wild

<i>Spring Breakers</i>, the new film by Harmony Korine, opens with an impressively staged shot of pure pulchritude—a mass of golden bodies gyrating on a …

Bernhard's Way

Print<p>nonsite.org - Feature - Issue #9<p>Bernhard’s Way<p>O Lord God grant me the grace to produce a few good verses, which shall prove to myself that I am …

"Game of Thrones" Season Three Review: George R.R. Martin Interview

In 1991, George R.R. Martin was working on a science fiction novel when suddenly an unrelated scene flashed in his head: a group of children finding …

"Evolution" and Gay Marriage: Washington's Favorite, Weaselly New Verb

Our times can lend ordinary words new shadings. It used to be that one thought of a fossil <i>embedded</i> in rock, but especially since the Iraq War, <i>embed</i> …

The Ecology of Obesity

Starting in the mid-nineties, ecologically-minded Americans increasingly came to see farmers markets as a way to bring healthy foods to poor …

The game of (not) life

By James McGirk.<p>There is no better analogy for contemporary art than <i>Conway’s Game of Life</i>. This is not the same thing as <i>The Game of Life</i>, which is …

Europe Between Planners and Searchers – The Ümlaut

In his 2006 book, <i>The White Man’s Burden</i>, William Easterly makes the distinction between “planners” and “searchers” in economic development. Planners …

Chrystia Freeland on Democracy, Money, and the Rise of the Global Elite | Hazlitt

<b>On Monday, Chrystia Freeland</b> was awarded the 2013 Lionel Gelber Prize for her book <i>Plutocrats</i>, a penetrating, deftly reported study of the world’s …

Retiring to Florida

It used to be that people from my ethnicity (Jewish) and my geography (the Northeast) retired to Florida when they reached the age of 65. Sometimes, …

Apocalypse Discs - Stuart Millson - The Quarterly Review

STUART MILLSON<p><i>Quarterly Review</i> Music Editor<p>If I find myself on a desert island, or living in a nuclear bunker, or in a cave in Wales (the latter will …

All 21 Xbox One Launch Day Games in One Place

The second next-gen shoe’s about to drop: Microsoft’s $500 Xbox One arrives in the U.S. this coming Friday, November 22, a week after Sony’s …

The Forgotten: Smash-Up on Notebook

Is This Dinosaur Painted Correctly?

The animal above, with the fetching punk haircut is <i>Anchiornis huxleyi</i>—a small Chinese feathered dinosaur, about the size of a pigeon. If you look at any image of this creature from the past several years, you’ll probably find the same colour scheme—a body of black and grey, black-and-white stripes …

Peeling a Fish from Stone

A great deal of the romance of paleontology lies in the search for traces of prehistoric life. There’s something wonderful about hiking over naked stone and through arid badlands in the hope of finding tracks, teeth, shell, leaf impressions, or bone. Indeed, the primary reason I moved west was so …

The Womb’s Strange Epigenome

An impossibly long string of DNA letters floats inside each of our trillions of cells. Somehow, incredibly, that one string produces a huge variety of tiny biological machines, from red blood cells that carry oxygen, to brown fat cells that generate heat, to neurons that fire electrical messages. …

March 28 2013

So many Russians<p>Paul Pryce (LIIA): Putin’s Third Term: The Triumph of Eurasianism? Andrei Piontkovsky on the four stages of Putinism. Keith Wagstaff …

The Religious Origins of Liberalism

In columns for The Daily Caller and <i>The Week</i>, Matt K. Lewis explains why social conservatives have lost the culture wars:<p>…many social conservative …

Movie Reviews and Articles

The American master talks Phantom Thread and preparing for a post-Daniel Day-Lewis future.<p>In Westfront 1918 and Kameradschaft, the Austrian director …

The 1940s, mon amour

<i>The Dark Mirror (1944).</i><p>DB here:<p>With the indispensable assistance of our web tsarina Meg Hamel, I’ve just put up an essay on Hollywood film of the …

Anything's possible now

Everything was becoming impossible. It was impossible to increase taxes because that would discourage “entrepreneurs”. It was impossible to protect a …

Red in a blue world

If you asked someone in a European street if they knew the names of the Uzbek president, Saudi king or Danish prime minister — the leaders of three …

Unity and succession

Things happened quickly after the death of Chávez. The vice president, Nicolás Maduro, was sworn into office as acting president. The National …

The man the media loved to hate

Always the target of media scorn, Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez’s death was occasion for a double dose. “Venezuela Bully Chávez is Dead,” read the</i> …

Neoliberality, inequality, austerity

French president François Hollande is sometimes accused of doing nothing, but in fact he has not been idle since coming to power. It took François …

Why France should leave Nato

Régis Debray is a writer and philosopher. His most recent book is <i>Modernes Catacombes,</i> Gallimard, Paris, 2013.<p>(1) In 1981 Régis Debray became François …

Why Védrine said ‘oui'

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