Become a Member

We are a public forum committed to collective reasoning and the imagination of a more just world. Join today to help us keep the discussion of ideas free and open to everyone, and enjoy member benefits like our quarterly books.

Search Website

George Packer

George Packer, staff writer for The New Yorker, is author of The Village of Waiting and The Assassins’ Gate: America in Iraq. His most recent book is Interesting Times: Writings from a Turbulent Decade.


Out of the shadow of a wall 15 feet away a pair of men emerged and blocked the sidewalk. 

George Packer