Lewis Lapham

How America's Spirit for Revolution Was Crushed

To stay on top of important articles like these, sign up to receive the latest updates from TomDispatch.com hereThis essay will appear in "Revolution," the Spring 2014 issue of Lapham's Quarterly. This slightly adapted version is posted at TomDispatch.com with the kind permission of that magazine.

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Why the War on Drugs Is a War on Human Nature

[This essay will appear in "Intoxication," the Winter 2012 issue of Lapham's Quarterly. This slightly adapted version is posted at TomDispatch.com with the kind permission of that magazine. To stay on top of important articles like these, sign up to receive the latest updates from TomDispatch.com here.]

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Are Data-Mining and Advertising Stripping Language of its Meaning?

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Is the Myth of City Life More Significant Than the Real City Itself?

The city, as we imagine it, the soft city of illusion, myth, aspiration, nightmare, is as real, maybe more real, than the hard city one can locate on maps, in statistics, in monographs on urban sociology and demography and architecture.

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