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Greed Is Good: A 300-Year History of a Dangerous Idea

Not long ago, the pursuit of commercial self-interest was largely reviled. How did we come to accept it?<p>Among MBA students, few words provoke greater consternation than “greed.” Wonder aloud in a classroom whether some practice might fairly be described as <i>greedy</i>, and students don’t know whether to …

Kima Jones, On Black Bodies And Being A Black Woman Who Writes

<i>April is National Poetry Month — and at Code Switch, we like poems. We will be exploring a set of broad issues of race and ethnicity in modern poetry for the duration of the month.</i><p><i>Kima Jones, an emerging poet, has developed a strong presence in the literary world — and on social media. And to kick</i> …

Stop Comparing the NSA to 1984 (and Start Comparing It to Philip K. Dick)

Writers overwhelmingly use Orwell's novel to describe the surveillance state—which makes it easy to forget who's really oppressed today.<p>As any intelligence operative knows, isolated facts don't tell you much. If some random person mentions a bomb somewhere on the Internet, is that a threat? A joke? …

Why Is Children’s Literature Whitewashed?

In a sharp one-two punch on this weekend’s <i>New York Times</i> Op-ed page, award-winning children’s book writers Walter Dean Myers—arguably one of the most …

Books

10 Classic Literature Terms That Are No Longer Used (For the Most Part)

Reading a book from the 18th or 19th century is kind of like reading a handwritten, entirely cursive note from your grandmother in that, unless you …

Great Books

Home Fires

How soldiers write their wars.<p>“Every war is ironic because every war is worse than expected,” Paul Fussell wrote in “The Great War and Modern Memory,” his classic study of the English literature of the First World War. “But the Great War was more ironic than any before or since.” The ancient …

My People Poem by Langston Hughes

Your poem warmed my heart to know that me a Haitian who is related to Africans are as beautiful as the night and stars.I can’t wait to tell my …

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