Jessie M. Hohmann (Queen Mary): The True Radicalism of the Right to Housing. From Mobilizing Ideas, on the intersection of social movements, the political sphere, and science: A symposium on the politics of science. A small victory for democracy: Issac Chotiner on Pakistan's surprisingly hopeful election. Leon Neyfakh on bringing back the United States of Pork: When we threw out earmarks, did we lose the key to breaking down Washington gridlock? You can download Phenomenology and Eschatology: Not Yet in the Now, ed. Neal De Roo and John Panteleimon Manoussakis (2009). From io9, what will human cultures be like in 100 years? The first chapter from Making Human Rights a Reality by Emilie M. Hafner-Burton. Chris Balogh on Gibsontown, where carnies for to get away from civilians. Glenn McDonald on the pleasures and perils of showbinging.