Sune Laegaard (Copenhagen): What does “Respect for Difference” Mean? The Spy Who Owned the Yankees: Michael Burke’s life reads like an adventure story — several of them, actually. JoAnn Wypijewski on primitive heterosexuality, from Steubenville to the marriage altar: Straight culture teaches its children that sex is either of the jungle or the picket fence. Bryne Purchase on why catastrophic events like the sub-prime mortgage crisis and climate change are inevitable. Europe’s wild men: They become bears, stags, and devils; they evoke death but bestow fertile life — they live in the modern era, but they summon old traditions. W. Elliot Brownlee reviews The Founders and Finance: How Hamilton, Gallatin, and Other Immigrants Forged a New Economy by Thomas K. McCraw. The Power Map: A special Foreign Policy issue on the 500 most powerful people on the planet.

Advertisement