Samuel Moyn
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The Best Books of 2014: Nonfiction
8 Jan 2015 // 8:30 PM

The truth may be stranger than fiction, but as the numerous nonfiction books of 2014 also attest, it's often the truest stories that are the most gripping.


Everything You Think You Know About Human Rights Is Wrong
12 Aug 2014 // 8:30 PM

Human rights movements, says Samuel Moyn, have done a poor job protecting and fighting for social and economic rights.


'The Last Utopia': Human Rights Reconsidered
9 Sep 2010 // 4:00 PM

Samuel Moyn’s The Last Utopia contends that the conventional account of human rights is simply mistaken.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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