From Triple Canopy, Joshua Cohen on Thirty-Six Shades of Prussian Blue: Reading the world’s first artificial color; and De Tribus Impostoribus: Victoria Miguel on an Internet play inspired by the eponymous book (which was neither written nor published), consisting of three dialogues on the limits and imperfections of language. An interview with  David Kirby, author of Animal Factory: The Looming Threat of Industrial Pig, Dairy and Poultry Farms to Humans and the Environment. The People v. Bush: Charlotte Dennett on how to prosecute a president. The first study of magazines and their various approaches to websites, undertaken by Columbia Journalism Review, found publishers are still trying to work out how best to utilise the online medium. The only thing standard about magazines’ Web sites is that there are no standards. Here's a proposition: Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is the outstanding democratically elected national leader in the world today. A confluence of forces over the past two years could be contributing to a bizarre rise in real-life, mask-and-spandex super heroes. A segregated peace: Is this how Northern Ireland was supposed to turn out? In celebration of Small Press Month, the Chicago Tribune's Printers Row blog profiles The Great Books Foundation. Dirigible Dreams: Is one of aviation's most enduring technological hopes about to become a reality? An article on Siberia, the next Costa Rica. How men in grey suits changed the world: Accountancy has a reputation for dullness but its history is the history of civilisation itself, from the evolution of government and taxation to trade and capitalism. The New McCarthyism: How a smearing of Justice Department lawyers as "terrorist sympathizers" traveled from the conservative media to the United States Senate.

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