L. Rush Atkinson (NYU): The Fourth Amendment's National Security Exception: Its History and Limits. Is racism worse in the South? John Roberts' question frames the Voting Rights Act case — too bad there's no answer. The n+1 podcast shares a recording of “Foreclosures and Resistance”, the third of four panels at a daylong conference about the ongoing Occupy movement, Occupy Onwards. The message is the message: Laura Vanderkam reviews Contagious: Why Things Catch On by Jonah Berger. The biggest loser: Barry Strauss on why the failings of Demosthenes prove his historical importance. So long, Chavez: Where does this leave Venezuela? Anne Champion on class issues and beauty myths in Here Comes Honey Boo Boo. It’s Mr. Steal-Your Girl and He’s Black: After many cultural critiques for being misogynistic, are men the new “bitches” in rap lyrics?

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