From Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, Alexandre Billon (Lille): Why Are We Certain That We Exist? Jo Ann Cavallo (Columbia): On Political Power and Personal Liberty in The Prince and The Discourses. An interview with Philip Bobbitt, author of The Garments of Court and Palace: Machiavelli and the World That He Made. The first chapter from Redeeming The Prince: The Meaning of Machiavelli's Masterpiece by Maurizio Viroli. The Dear Leader and the Prince: Sergio E. Sanchez on Kim Chong-Il’s exploitation of Machiavelli’s masterpiece. Don MacDonald wrote a graphic novel, Machiavelli, and he is now launching a Kickstarter campaign in order to raise money for the conversion of the novel from an online text, which is what it is now, into a printed text, an e-book, and a website. George Skouras on the commons, capitalism, and the constitution. Lewis Powell writes an open letter to Neil deGrasse Tyson. Martin Medina on the Aztecs of Mexico: A zero waste society. Who polices the world's police? Once the preserve of Nazis and clock-watching bureaucrats, the international crime-fighting organisation Interpol is now good at its job — so why is it mired in controversy? Two new letters for the DNA alphabet: Life created A, C, G, and T — now, say hello to X and Y. You just need a good f*ck: Pussy Riot, street protesters, and the proletariat all just need a robust roll in the hay to get over their political grievances, according to one Russian diplomat. Cliven Bundy is now offering awful U.S. history lessons on YouTube.