Government

Earl Lee contributed a great article to seminal Disinformation anthology You Are Being Lied To. Now he’s written a fabulous Christmas tale for our times – enjoy it: It was late in…


At least four top White House lawyers took part in discussions with the Central Intelligence Agency between 2003 and 2005 about whether to destroy videotapes showing the secret interrogations of two operatives…


The New Yorker’s Anthony Lane reads Charlie Wilson’s War as “politics itself as a game of romance.” The Village Voice‘s Robert Wilonsky draws an analogy to “the wide, wide world of sports,…


A quirky, cultural mash-up from the sicko who brought you Sedation Nation… “She is the beast incarnate…” Sister Mary, Grade School Principal GO TO FULL STORY



Scott Timberg’s critique of Robert Heinlein has many insights on science fiction subcultures: the ‘designer religious virus’ that Heinlein created, why militarist Republicans love Heinlein, and how generational change may mean that…



‘The intent of Hitler: A Career, isn’t to cast the notorious demigod to the flames, but to shed light on the ways an image is made, an ideology forged, and a populous…





‘A newly released 1972 memo shows how Kissinger, while national security adviser, enlisted Soviet Ambassador Anatoly Dobrynin to fight the real enemy: Secretary of State William Rogers.’ GO TO FULL STORY