Stephen Patrick Cain Anderson (Penn State): The Constitutionality of Grover Norquist's Tax Pledge. Manuel Worsdorfer (Frankfurt): Walter Eucken on Patent Laws: Are Patents Just “Nonsense upon Stilts”? From HiLobrow, a series on Unbored: The Essential Field Guide to Serious Fun by Joshua Glenn and Elizabeth Foy Larsen. How Anonymous got political: Quinn Norton looks behind the mask of the hacker network, charting its evolution into a global activist force. Chaim Gans reviews Parting Ways: Jewishness and the Critique of Zionism by Judith Butler. What can topic models of PMLA teach us about the history of literary scholarship? David Petraeus turned out to be far less righteous than his saintly image; so did Lance Armstrong; and Joe Paterno; and Greg Mortenson — what explains America’s insistence on worshipping false idols? From Berfrois, Jeremy Fernando on Raging Bull, Running Bear — dedicated to Hannes Charen and all at the Journal for Occupied Studies. The Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan last year was no accident, says Richard Broinowski in Fallout from Fukushima. Tom Slee reviews Steven Johnson's Future Perfect: The Case for Progress in a Networked Age.

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