"Easily the most important work in English on the Islamic Republic since the revolution."
"Easily the most important work in English on the Islamic Republic since the revolution"

Tehran’s Own Worst Enemy

wsj.com
A bit of wonder, via Shelf Awareness.
A bit of wonder via Shelf Awareness

Vintage Photos of Traveling Libraries

atlasobscura.com
"In several key ways, Amazon uses its power as the railroads did. By integrating across business lines, Amazon now competes with the companies that rely on its platform. This decision to not only host and transport goods but to also directly make and sell them gives rise to a conflict of interest, positioning Amazon to give preferential treatment to itself."
In several key ways Amazon uses its power as the railroads did

Opinion | Amazon Bites Off Even More Monopoly Power

nytimes.com
"There is perhaps no better time than now for a radical rethinking of the purpose of both our policy institutions and political rhetoric."
There is perhaps no better time than now for a radical rethinking

How the Rhetoric of Responsibility Hurts the Welfare State

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"Today, 73 years after the siege was lifted, we can finally appreciate the horrors experienced by so many forgotten, starving voices."
Today 73 years after the siege was lifted we can finally appreciate

Newly discovered diaries reveal horror of Nazi siege of Leningrad

dailymail.co.uk
John Francis
There is no best way to write. Find what works for you and simply do it.
There is no best way to write Find what works for you and simply do it

Book Review: Air & Light & Time & Space: How Successful Academics Write by Helen Sword

blogs.lse.ac.uk
"Anybody who articulates a theory about why some people are rich and other people are poor owes something to Piketty, whether or not they want to admit that."
Anybody who articulates a theory about why some people are rich and

Equitable Growth in Conversation: Brad DeLong and Marshall Steinbaum | Equitable Growth

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"Unconscious racism, ageism, and sexism play a big role in whom we hire. But there are steps you can take to recognize and reduce these biases. So where should you start? And how can you help others on your team do the same?"
Unconscious racism ageism and sexism play a big role in whom we

7 Practical Ways to Reduce Bias in Your Hiring Process

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Pete Herrera
Oladapo John Abiola
"I would describe myself as a writer and a student of media. If there’s a central idea in media theory, it’s to take media as form. It might grow out of philosophical aesthetics or the study of literature and visual art, but the various strands of media theory converge in treating all of those as subsets of the study of media as form. The interesting things to think about and write about might...
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I would describe myself as a writer and a student of media

The Hacker -

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"To me, what’s most interesting about these questions is how political and polarizing they have been. They underpin even bigger questions about the nature and even the very existence of the West. When the West wants to talk about itself, after all, it often starts with Greece."
To me whats most interesting about these questions is how political and

Greek News Agenda - Rethinking Greece: Johanna Hanink on Ancients, Moderns and the politics of cultural indebtedness

greeknewsagenda.gr
The truth, and untruth, of a German atrocity.
The truth and untruth of a German atrocity

Remember Malmedy

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"It looks a lot like an employment relationship. It looks like a very sophisticated, branded product provider."
It looks a lot like an employment relationship It looks like a

Uber Drivers Confront Challenges Working For A 'Faceless Boss'

npr.org
"What is Russia’s response when others paint it as a predator? When does an attack or occupation become a defensive maneuver? On what grounds might a president insist that Russia has saved civilization not once, but several times? And what, ultimately, are the stakes of employing war as a cornerstone of national identity?"
What is Russias response when others paint it as a predator When

Russia’s Story of War

harvardpress.typepad.com
Sanjay Kdixit
John Francis
John Francis
Melville House has announced it is giving away free ebooks of its edition of the Senate Intelligence Committee Report on Torture after reports that the Republican head of the Senate Intelligence Committee was trying to suppress the still-classified sections of…
Harvard University Press 06/08/2017

PRESS RELEASE: Melville House offers FREE ebook of torture report after Senate Republicans try to suppress it » MobyLives

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New releases, commendations, conversations, and more, in our June news:
New releases commendations conversations and more in our June news:

Harvard University Press | June News

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"How can Europe exist without Greece? And how can Greece survive Europe?"
"How can Europe exist without Greece And how can Greece survive Europe"

June 2017

europenowjournal.org
Yordanka Throne
How can we seek to understand thoughts and feelings in the past?
How can we seek to understand thoughts and feelings in the past

Did Emotions Cause the Terror?

nybooks.com
John Francis
sent one year ago, I attempted to articulate the importance and uniqueness of the Co-op, as well as the challenges that it faces by virtue of those same qualities. I described the occasionally competing cultural and financial considerations that inform our decisions, how our tendency to side with c...
Harvard University Press 06/05/2017

On the Necessity of Books: A Call to Action | Seminary Co-op Bookstores

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