From Vanity Fair, an article on the complex connections — political, intellectual, and romantic — behind the ineffably stylish world of Pat and Bill Buckley; and the Man in the Rockefeller Suit: By snatching his seven-year-old daughter from her mother’s custody, after a bitter divorce, the man calling himself Clark Rockefeller blew the lid off a lifelong con game which had culminated with his posing as a scion of the famous dynasty. From UN Dispatch, Susan Rice on the root causes of conflict. Are we really ready for life without American cars? Chris Hedges on confronting the terrorist within. From The Exiled, the real junk is inside National Geographic: Why drug addiction isn’t that bad. When Richard Cheney exits his undisclosed location next month, he will probably be the last major figure in American life to answer to the name "Dick". A review of Fatal Misconception: The Struggle to Control World Population by Matthew Connelly and Conceiving Parenthood: American Protestantism and the Spirit of Reproduction by Amy Laura Hall. A review of The Hollow Hope: Can Courts Bring About Social Change? by Gerald N. Rosenberg. A review of Lewis Carroll in Numberland: His Fantastical Mathematical Logical Life by Robin Wilson. More on The Superorganism: The Beauty, Elegance, and Strangeness of Insect Societies by Bert Holldobler and E.O. Wilson (and an excerpt). 

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