From Human Rights & Human Welfare, a roundtable on international diplomacy and prosecution in Darfur. The first chapter from The Myth of Digital Democracy by Matthew Hindman. From Radiant, Chelsea Werner on @#$%&* and other thoughts. More on More Information Than You Require by John Hodgman. Fast Friends: The complicated experience of living next to a Wendy's. Hiding in Plain Sight: For an undocumented family, life in a sanctuary city is feeling less safe all the time. A review of The Letters of Allen Ginsberg. In his book The Americans, Robert Frank changed photography; fifty years on, it still unsettles. A review of A People's History of the World by Chris Harman. The first chapter from Exploring Animal Social Networks by Darren P. Croft, Richard James and Jens Krause. A review of Mark Twain, Unsanctified Newspaper Reporter by James E. Caron. A review of China’s New Confucianism: Politics and Everyday Life in a Changing Society by Daniel A. Bell (and more). Everyone these days is arguing for state help — except for that rare breed of free-market purist. From ProPublica, a look at Bush by the Numbers. Nowadays, powdered mummy may not be everyone's cup of tea, but for many years it was just what the doctor ordered. Now that Barack Obama is America's 44th president, in the spirit of his predecessors, he might want to take up fishing.