A new issue of International Journal of Qualitative Methods is out. Michael Murphy (RHUL): A Sketch of a Cosmopolitan Approach to the Social Sciences. Michael Guggenheim and Monika Krause (Goldsmiths): How Facts Travel: The Model Systems of Sociology. Randall J. Jones (UCO): The Theoretical Value of Forecasting in Political Science. Eric S. Schliesser (Ghent): Adam Smith and Anti-Mathematics. Patrick Baert (Cambridge): Positioning Theory and Intellectual Interventions. Gary King (Harvard): Restructuring the Social Sciences: Reflections from Harvard’s Institute for Quantitative Social Science. An interview with Harvard’s Gary King on data, social science and media connections. Michael Hudson reviews The Social Economics of Thorstein Veblen by David Reisman. From Academe, Roberto J. Gonzalez reviews Weaponizing Anthropology: Social Science in Service of the Militarized State by David H. Price (and more); and Ellen Marakowitz reviews Ethical Imperialism: Institutional Review Boards and the Social Sciences, 1965–2009 by Zachary M. Schrag. Raju J Das on thinking/writing theoretically about society. Reza Javaheri on fighting for the social sciences in Iran.