From Bitch, an article on the ambition condition: Women, writing, and the problem of success; multiply and conquer: How to have 17 children and still believe in Jesus; factory girl: Dora the Explorer and the dirty secrets of the global industrial economy; an article on deconstructing bunk reporting in 5 easy steps; paging through feminism’s lost & found classics; and are eating disorders the Lavender Menace of the fat acceptance movement? From The Futurist, an article on the 21st-century writer; here are ten forecasts for 2009 and beyond; a review of The Bridge at the Edge of the World: Capitalism, the Environment, and Crossing from Crisis to Sustainability by James Gustave Speth; a review of The Coming Convergence: The Surprising Ways Diverse Technologies Interact to Shape Our World and Change the Future by Stanley Schmidt; and a review of Technology’s Promise: Expert Knowledge on the Transformation of Business and Society by William E. Halal.  A review of The Pornography of Power: How Defense Hawks Hijacked 9/11 and Weakened America by Robert Scheer. How should Obama use his millions of online supporters now that he's won? George Packer on the lessons of Mumbai. From Entelechy, Simon Baron-Cohen on the biology of the imagination. A look at how unconscious mechanisms affect thought.

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