Kenneth Williams (South Texas): Justice or Peace? A Proposal for Resolving the Dilemma. From Viewpoint, a special issue on workers. Who’s good at forecasts? A look at how to sort the best from the rest. David Miranda is nobody’s errand boy: When Glenn Greenwald’s 28-year-old Brazilian partner was detained in London this summer while transporting documents related to the bombshell Edward Snowden story, many assumed he was unfairly roped into a situation he didn’t understand — that couldn’t be further from the truth. West faces challenge in moving Syrian chemical arms through battlefields. Brandon Keim on why laws restricting soda sales make perfect scientific sense. Kevin Drum on Larry Summers, secular stagnation, and the Great Investment Drought. Of course Tim Geithner is joining a private equity firm: The former treasury secretary's next move is intended to preserve his dignity — it won't. Should human dignity be upheld at all costs? Jasper Doomen wonders. The first chapter from The Alzheimer Conundrum: Entanglements of Dementia and Aging by Margaret Lock. "I'm not a pseudoscientist!": Deepak Chopra and Jerry Coyne battle over what "science" really means. How many people born in the 1800s are still alive? Anna Baddeley on how the Public Domain Review demonstrates the power of digital curation: With so much literary content available for free online, it's a relief when someone cherry-picks the things worth reading. This is not your father's Wall Street Journal.

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