Richard Dawkins and the Need for a New Science Populism

Richard Dawkins and the Need for a New Science Populism

By Iain Ellis

11 Jan 2017 // 1:30 AM

Now, more than ever, public intellectual scientists like Dawkins are needed to counter the forces of faith, fiction, and farce dominating our so-called “post-fact” society. ...

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The Galloway Case: Sexual Harassment, Due Process, and Literary Exceptionalism

By Hans Rollman

5 Jan 2017 // 2:00 AM

Steven Galloway's sexual harassment case, and the literary establishment's response to it, reveals a lot about how much work still needs to be done in combating misogyny....

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Two Separate Memoirs Tell the Singular Tale of the Beach Boys>

Now two key figures in the Beach Boys have emerged with memoirs that offer conflicting histories of one of America’s most revered bands and their contributions to it....

Punk's Not Dead: Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain and 'Please Kill Me'>

Moby's Memoir 'Porcelain' Is Exceptional and Incisive>

Don Delillo Thoughtfully Explores Death and Cryonics in 'Zero K'>

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J.G. Ballard Was Wrong (Sort of) About Climate Change

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"Ballard's foresight likely came from his rumination on the fate of the planet, not environmental study.

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