Gary B. Gorton and Andrew Metrick (Yale): The Federal Reserve and Financial Regulation: The First Hundred Years. Sarah Kliff goes inside the Obamacare resistance: Some conservatives are banking on a campaign to undermine Obamacare — convince Americans to ignore it. Zack Beauchamp on the contradiction at the heart of the latest movement to save the GOP. Star philosopher Colin McGinn falls, and a debate over sexism is set off. From LRB, Ian Hacking reviews the new edition of DSM-5: Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders by the American Psychiatric Association. Emily J Hughes reviews Psychiatry as a Human Science: Phenomenological, Hermeneutical and Lacanian Perspectives by Antoine Mooij Rodopi. From Vanity Fair, David Kirkpatrick goes inside Sean Parker’s wedding. Branded to death: What if marketing-speak is not glib nonsense, but a poison at the heart of the university? From Social Policy, Wade Rathke on Saul Alinsky on hand-to-hand organizer training; and Wenonah Hauter on eating and acting your politics. Dalibor Rohac writes in defense of cynicism. The culture of the “as if”: Thorsten Botz-Bornstein reviews Wolfgang Kraushaar’s The Revolt of the Educated and Roland Gori’s The Impostor Factory. Marty Klein reviews Naked Truth: Strip Clubs, Democracy, and a Christian Rightby Judith Lynne Hanna. J. Wisniewski on 5 ridiculous lies you believe about ancient civilizations.

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