From Amsterdam Law Forum, a special issue on Drugs & the Law. Adrian Vermeule (Harvard) and Christian List (LSE): Independence and Interdependence: Lessons from the Hive. The first chapter from Honeybee Democracy by Thomas D. Seeley (and more). You think your job sucks? Trade with Robert GibbsGQ goes inside the woeful world of the White House press secretary. From Jesus Radicals, there is the myth of America and the myth of God and one cannot live out both — one has to decide. The first chapter from Why Everyone (Else) Is a Hypocrite: Evolution and the Modular Mind by Robert Kurzban. On Hannibal's Trail: The clues are in the geology. As we digest the WikiLeaks revelations, a new book offers the soldiers' perspective. Joe Conason on why the right really hates NPR, with or without Juan Williams. People of intensity, people of power: Diedrich Diederichsen on the Nietzsche economy. Though snobbery was once quite popular and even socially acceptable in Europe, it was never popular in America, but one form of it still is, in both continents: chronological snobbery. From TPM, an idea of the century: “9/11″ as “event”. Microgravity's mysterious side effect: Stuff disappears. It’s a paranoid thought that crosses the mind of every subway rider: What if someone shoved me in front of an oncoming train? In Chile, the lessons of isolation: The performance of the miners shows that humans are not wolves, set to descend upon each other. Serving two masters: Stanley Fish on Shariah law and the secular state. Banking Porn: Pam Martens on the “Flash Crash” cover-up. The Numbers Guy on why construction projects often run over budget. Stewart and Colbert rally in DC this weekend; Scott McLemee opposes their extremist moderation. The trauma of long term unemployment: Here in the Land of Limbaugh, what's a laid-off boomer to do?

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