Carole J. Lee (Washington): Asian Americans, Positive Stereotyping, and Philosophy. Donald Sterling’s model minority: Hua Hsu and Richard Jean So on what the Clippers owner’s love of Koreans reveals about racism in America. The introduction to The Color of Success: Asian Americans and the Origins of the Model Minority by Ellen Wu. Harvard under fire: Does the university impose silent quotas against Asian-Americans? (and more) Amy Uyematsu on how old Asian American poets never die. Stop fetishizing me: Why being an Asian woman in the dating world has never been harder. Elaine Teng on how there’s finally a movie that captures what it's like to be Asian American. All-American Girl at 20: E. Alex Jung on the evolution of Asian Americans on TV. E. Alex Jung on an in-depth cultural analysis of Asian male TV characters getting some action. Elisabeth Donnelly interviews Alex Tizon, author of Big Little Man: In Search of My Asian Self, on Asian-American masculinity, “post-racial” American, and writing about penis size. Phoenix Tso on how Asian men are angry. Cracking the bamboo ceiling: Can Asian American men learn from Lean In? Following Ferguson: Julianne Hing on how Asian Americans can choose “invisibility, complicity, or resistance”. From The Monkey Cage, did Asian Americans switch parties overnight? Taeku Lee investigates; and Karthick Ramakrishnan on what 2014 does — and does not — tell us about Asian Americans’ voting. Why I just can't become Chinese: Eric Liu on how the contributions of Chinese Americans underscore a great U.S. advantage — and the limits of China's rise. The Kitchen Network: Lauren Hilgers on America’s underground Chinese restaurant workers.


Ozan O. Varol (Lewis and Clark): Revolutionary Humor. Brian Leiter (Chicago): Marx, Law, Ideology, Legal Positivism. Senate report: We tortured prisoners, it didn't work, and we lied about it. An insane narrative: Intelligence officials say the publication of the Senate's torture report will motivate attacks on Americans — let's think about the logic required for this to be true. From ThinkProgress, Igov Volsky on the 5 most damning revelations from the CIA’s report on Bush-era torture; on 17 disgraceful facts buried in the Senate's 600 page torture report; and on why Dick Cheney is really freaking out about the new torture report. Anthony Romero on pardoning Bush and those who tortured: It’s the last hope of accountability for abuses in the war on terror. Let’s not kid ourselves: Most Americans are fine with torture, even when you call it “torture”. Elizabeth Stoker Bruenig on the personal and the political: Individual narratives have their place in progressive struggles, but Rolling Stone’s controversial article shows why they have to be wedded to a wider analysis. Meet the divisive blogger who says he outed Rolling Stone’s “Jackie” — wait, did clowntroll blogger Chuck Johnson shit on the floor one time? (and more) Matthew Yglesias on 5 new magazines with small circulations and big ideas. Choire Sicha on the top 40 hot takes on The New Republic. From Salon, Luke Brinker on Chris Hughes’ morally bankrupt liberalism: The Facebook prince shows his true colors; and enough with the f*ing rich kids: Jim Sleeper on how our entitled, spoiled 1 percent is destroying everything. James Kirchick on the rise and fall of Chris Hughes and Sean Eldridge, America’s Worst Gay Power Couple. If Obamacare's biggest problem is Jon Gruber, Obamacare is doing great.


Seva Gunitsky (Toronto): Corrupting the Cyber-Commons: Social Media as a Tool of Autocratic Stability. Ethan Zuckerman on the Internet's original sin: It's not too late to ditch the ad-based business model and build a better web. Do rich people have their own Internet? S.E. Smith investigates (and a brief history of social networks for millionaires). James Cook interviews Hayden Hewitt, the man behind LiveLeak, the Islamic State's favourite site for beheading videos. Dennis Mersereau on the ultimate tutorial for writing slimy Internet hoaxes. The trolls among us: If you want to comment on this article, you shouldn’t be allowed to be anonymous. George Giannoumis on the web as a site of intractable governance. Micah Singleton on how everyone hates learning new things and it's ruining the Internet. World Wide Web inventor Timothy Berners-Lee slams Internet fast lanes: “It’s bribery”. Haterz gonna hate: Martha C. Nussbaum on how there are limits to what the law can do to police cyberabuse. Clive Thompson on a sad fact of life: It’s actually smart to be mean online. Farhad Manjoo on the fall of the banner ad, the monster that swallowed the web. Readers are quick to use the label to castigate publications — what is clickbait, and what isn't? Julian Assange on why Google is not what it seems. Harry Halpin reviews When Google Met Wikileaks by Julian Assange. From the NYRB, a review essay on the creepy new wave of the Internet by Sue Halpern. Taylor Hatmaker on social apps, the saddest places on the Internet. S.E. Smith on how Facebook ruined your Twitter feed. Livia Gershon on seven ways online advertising may change the world. Matt Rozsa on how Ayn Rand became an Internet superstar. The Internet is broken, and shellshock is just the start of our woes. Rumors of the Internet's death have been greatly exaggerated.

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