Paul Rosenberg in Salon: George Lakoff didn’t start off in the world of politics. He was a founding father of cognitive linguistics, starting with his 1980 book, “Metaphors We Live By“ (co-authored with philosopher Mark Johnson). The book showed ...

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Linguist George Lakoff explains how the Democrats helped elect Trump

 

Paul Rosenberg in Salon:

ScreenHunter_2519 Jan. 17 20.17George Lakoff didn’t start off in the world of politics. He was a founding father of cognitive linguistics, starting with his 1980 book, “Metaphors We Live By (co-authored with philosopher Mark Johnson). The book showed how immediate, concrete experience —...

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The Pope of Physics: Enrico Fermi and the Birth of the Atomic Age

 

Jeremy Bernstein in Inference Review:

512FB9hFmJL._SY344_BO1,204,203,200_Enrico Fermi came to Harvard to give the Loeb Lectures in the fall of 1953. I was eager to meet him. I admired his work, of course, but I also thought there might be a distant family connection between us. My aunt had given me the impression that after...

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In Pakistan, Justice for the Killers Among Us

 

Mohammed Hanif in the New York Times:

ScreenHunter_2518 Jan. 17 16.48The army chief of Pakistan recently confirmed the death sentence of Saad Aziz, a business-school graduate and restaurant manager who was convicted of killing my friend Sabeen Mahmud. Sabeen, who was 40 then, ran The Second Floor in Karachi, a cafe where...

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Wendy Brown: How Neoliberalism Threatens Democracy

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HOW KIRK FRANKLIN IS PUSHING THE BOUNDARIES OF GOSPEL

170116_r29293-320x429-1483726799Vinson Cunningham at The New Yorker:

It’s hard to describe in a word what Kirk Franklin does for a living. Franklin, forty-six, is the most successful contemporary gospel artist of his generation, but he isn’t a singer. He plays the piano, but only intermittently onstage, more to...

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