From Homeland Security Affairs, Philip Palin on Resilience: The Grand Strategy; Thomas L. Rempfer (NPS): The Anthrax Vaccine: A Dilemma for Homeland Security; Marcus Holmes (OSU): Just How Much Does That Cost, Anyway? An Analysis of the Financial Costs and Benefits of the “No-Fly” List; a review of Thomas Ridge's The Test of Our Times: America Under Siege And How We Can Be Safe Again and Michael Chertoff's Homeland Security: Assessing the First Five Years. What happened to teen movies? Sacco and Vanzetti were executed not in spite of global protest but because of it: Moshik Temkin on his book The Sacco-Vanzetti Affair: America on Trial. A riddle of life and death proportions: Richard T. Hughes on why conservative Christians so often fail the common good (and part 2). From History Today, Peter Mandler gives a fairly short introduction to Very Short Introductions. Let us now praise jet lag. Only Direct: Ed Gillespie on why conservatives should not cede the precincts of popular culture. In different voices: Indo-Canadian author Shauna Singh Baldwin holds forth on writing, xenophobia and life. From New Humanist, the last of the bohemians: Tom McDonough celebrates the subversive poetic vision of the Situationists; and from the latrine to the loo, the pissoir to the powder room, Sally Feldman explores the sexual politics of toilets. Dennis Baron, author of A Better Pencil: Readers, Writers, and the Digital Revolution, on the success of the Internet and Wikipedia. A shift in the Earth's axis, pricier paper? Chile's catastrophic quake is triggering some unexpected consequences.  A review of Irving Thalberg: Boy Wonder to Producer Prince by Mark A. Vieira. Minutemen return to the border — this time locked and loaded.

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