A new issue of the Journal of Social Inclusion is out. From The New York Times, a special issue on The Lives They Lived. The world's first boy band: Their career was cut short by the Nazis' discriminatory racial laws, but the Comedian Harmonists' impact was immeasurable; the a cappella sextet — the world's first boy band — was founded 85 years ago. Apocalypse and Revelation are the same word: An interview with Joel Kovel and Quincy Saul, founders of Ecosocialist Horizons, on discuss climate change, the collapse of capitalism, and building a new world in the shell of the old. Russ Smith on Ross Douthat, a journalist writing for journalists. Adam Woog reviews On the Map: A Mind-Expanding Exploration of the Way the World Looks by Simon Garfield. From Outlook India, rape happens: The “normalcy” of violence — sexual violence being the most perverted — is India’s lot; one girl’s nightmare focuses the light. Triumph of the nerds: The internet has unleashed a burst of cartooning creativity. Machiavellian monkey business: Michael Jackson and Damian Grace on Machiavellian intelligence in primates and Machiavelli. Andrew Lu on the top 10 “Legally Weird” stories of 2012. And Political Theory Daily Review/Omnivore is 10 years old today.

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