Charles Courtemanche (Georgia State) and Daniela Zapata (UNC-Greensboro): Does Universal Coverage Improve Health? The Massachusetts Experience. From BusinessWeek, Cam Simpson on the deadly tin inside your smartphone; and Mark Oppenheimer on the rise of the corporate chaplain. Art for politics' sake: Corinne Segal interviews Claire Bishop, author of Artificial Hells, on whether participatory art is being used to cover up, rather than engage, social and political problems. From Liberty, Russell Hasan on prostitution and coercion. Throwaway culture: Rick Poynor on why the visual world is in love with waste. A review of Neo-liberalisme(s): Une Archeologie Intellectuelle by Serge Audier. Noam Scheiber on how the gold standard is nuts — and perfect for today’s GOP (and more). Kelly Servick on Louis de Jaucourt, an unsung hero of the proto-wiki.

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