From Eurozine, an essay on migrant youth, the RAF terrorist, and German feuilletons. Daniel Radosh tours the Christian comedy circuit in Rapture Ready: Adventures in the Parallel Universe of Christian Pop Culture (and a review). McCain's millionaires' amendment: Conservatives argue that helping poor candidates unconstitutionally hurts rich ones. A review of The Disrespect Agenda: Or How the Wrong Kind of Niceness is Making Us Weak and Unhappy by Lincoln Allison. A review of The Politics of Chaos in the Middle East by Olivier Roy and The Fall and Rise of the Islamic State by Noah Feldman. A review of Russia's Capitalist Revolution: Why Market Reform Succeeded and Democracy Failed by Anders Aslund. A review of The Big Squeeze: Tough Times for the American Worker by Steven Greenhouse and American-Made: The Enduring Legacy of the WPA: When FDR Put the Nation to Work by Nick Taylor. A review of Torture Team: Deception, Cruelty and the Compromise of Law by Philippe Sands. The new economics of hunger: A brutal convergence of events has hit an unprepared global market, and grain prices are sky high. Tess Lewis reviews Alain Claude Sulzer’s A Perfect Waiter. Infant language and mind: An interview with Gary Marcus, author of Kluge: The Haphazard Construction of the Human Mind.