The Editors

  • The Social Network

    “If you use an online social network,” reads a recent lede in Wired magazine, “you give up a serious slice of your privacy thanks to the omnivorous way companies like Google and Facebook gather…

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  • Issue 9

    LETTER On the Social Network Our existing social networks turn out to be antisocial: they all represent ways of avoiding—rather than participating in—the struggle for recognition. ESSAYS Hell: The New Strategy for Dealing with…

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  • An Interview with Michael Lemonick

    Michael Lemonick is a science journalist who has spent the last several years focusing on climate change, writing over fifty cover stories for Time magazine as well as six books, the most recent of…

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  • The New Humanities

    No doubt we are thankful to science for “proving” that it is a different experience to read To the Lighthouse than it is to read The Da Vinci Code. But surely the cognitive turn must offer something more than this.

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  • Issue 8

    LETTER On the New Humanities No doubt we are thankful to science for “proving” that it is a different experience to read To the Lighthouse than it is to read The Da Vinci Code. But surely…

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  • Point Issue 7 Release Party

    Dear Friends of The Point, Please join editors, writers and readers of The Point to celebrate the release of Issue 7 on Saturday, November 9th in Bridgeport (1200 West 35th Street, a couple of blocks west of Morgan).…

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  • Issue 7

    LETTER On Security “Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.” ESSAYS No Such Thing? Margaret Thatcher and the End…

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  • Issue 6

    LETTER On Food “Nobody cares if you know about Mozart or Leonardo anymore, but you had better be able to discuss the difference between ganache and couverture.” ESSAYS A Plea for Human Food [Charles…

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  • Bill Ayers on Education

    Bill Ayers was a professor of education at the University of illinois at Chicago until 2010, and he has published several books on pedagogy, including Teaching Toward Freedom (2010) and To Teach: The Journey…

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  • An Interview with Bill Ayers

    Bill Ayers was a professor of education at the University of Illinois at Chicago until 2010, and he has published several books on pedagogy, including Teaching Toward Freedom (2010) and To Teach: The Journey…

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