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Beat Knowledge

Beat Knowledge

by Ronald Radano
We are all African, when we listen.
Unexceptional Politics

Unexceptional Politics

by Emily Apter
A critical meditation on the trials and tribulations of deliberative democracy now
The Young Man Who Sells Antiques

The Young Man Who Sells Antiques

by Jesse Ball
A short story about a red bird
The Laws of War

The Laws of War

by Peter Holquist
How the Russian Empire helped to create the laws of war
The Origins Myth

The Origins Myth

by Fred M. Donner
The myths and material origins of early Islam
Perm-36

Perm-36

by Joshua Yaffa
An encounter with Russia's unfinished past, as told by the New Yorker's Moscow correspondent
Mobilizing Fear

Mobilizing Fear

by Carina L. Johnson
Propagandizing German–Ottoman conflict in the sixteenth century
The Absent Epic

The Absent Epic

by Haun Saussy
Epics, China, and the politics of narrative
Truckstops on the Information Superhighway

Truckstops on the Information Superhighway

by Tung-Hui Hu
Ant Farm’s 1970 “Truckstop Network” was borne of the idea that one could reverse the dreary flow of information by taking it into one’s own hands.

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Publisher: Terry McCarthy

Editor: R. Jay Magill, Jr.

Managing Editor: Sophie Maaß

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