From the Journal of American Ethnic History, Violet M. Showers Johnson (ASC): "What, Then, Is the African American?" African and Afro-Caribbean Identities in Black America; a review of books on immigration; and a review of books on ethnic identity and American popular culture. From The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists, an article on mixing climate change with the war on terror. Here are 5 scientific experiments most likely to end the world. From Reason, whatever happened to the libertarian Democrat? The Yippie Show: How some media-savvy leftists inadvertently helped the right, and vice versa. A review of Blogging America: The New Public Sphere by Aaron Barlow. A review of Electronic Tribes: The Virtual Worlds of Geeks, Gamers, Shamans, and Scammers. There are two Americas, and they watch different cable news channels. Simon Blackburn reviews The Thing Itself: On the Search for Authenticity by Richard Todd. A review of Year Million: Science at the Far Edge of Knowledge. From Miller-McCune, an article on the catch-22 of welfare to work. From Vanity Fair, Cullen Murphy gets a rare opportunity to observe day-to-day officer life in the Pacific theater — through his own father’s eyes. More and more on Liberal Fascism by Jonah Goldberg. Why you should go with your gut feeling: Our brains pick up on subliminal signals when making risky decisions.

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