The inaugural issue of the Cambridge Journal of Postcolonial Literary Inquiry is free online. Richard J. Bernstein (New School): John Dewey’s Encounter with Leon Trotsky. William Foster (Washburn): Partisan Politics and Income Tax Rates. Amanda J. Peters (South Texas): Modern Prostitution Reform and the Return of Volitional Consent. From The Economist, an article on the economics of prostitution: Laying bare supply and demand in the oldest profession. Why is Robert Gates angry? Max Boot reviews Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War by Robert M. Gates. Mark Nevitt on the National Historic Preservation Act: Preserving history, impacting foreign relations? Young people dislike Democrats and Republicans but they love Big Government — our future might be more liberal than Libertarian. Jeffrey Ball on how the proportion of young Americans who drive has plummeted — and no one knows why. Winners take all, but can’t we still dream? In the arts, low-cost digital technology allows more niche players a chance to compete — yet entertainment’s giants still have vast advantages. Laura Sullivan on how government's empty buildings are costing taxpayers billions. The Sovereign Survivor: Phillip Lobo on an analysis of contemporary crafting/survival games. Did the Right set Obama's agenda? Scott Lemieux on how recent debates on the left seem to overlook the success of critical progressive legislation. "It was kind of like slavery": Backbreaking labor, vicious beatings, unmarked graves, childhoods lost — five men return to the scene of their nightmares, the Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys.