At the Washington Post, Brian Rosenwald, author of Talk Radio’s America, analyzed last week’s White House summit for right-wing social media gadflies—a meeting designed to highlight purported bias by tech and social media companies but which in fact, he argues, legitimizes people and organizations who spread misinformation, thrive on dysfunction, and seek to deepen sociopolitical divides in the United States.
As a child in Chicago, Emily Remus was enchanted by the sights and sounds of its downtown. Here she tells how those early experiences influenced her in writing A Shoppers’ Paradise, a book about how women in turn-of-the-century Chicago used their consumer power to challenge male domination of public spaces and stake their own claim to downtown…
‘manifold glories of classical Greek and Latin’
The digital Loeb Classical Library (loebclassics.com) extends the founding mission of James Loeb with an interconnected, fully searchable, perpetually growing virtual library of all that is important in Greek and Latin literature.