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March/April 2008

Jonathan Zittrain leads a forum on the balance between security and freedom on the Internet, with responses from Richard Stallman, Bruce Owen, Susan Crawford, and others.

John Rawls on baseball, the best of all games; Michael Gecan on suburban decline; a short story by Dagoberto Gilb; Stephen Burt reviews Laura Kasischke; Katie Peterson on Robert Hass.

 

Forum 

Protecting the Internet Without Wrecking It: How to the meet the security threat

Jonathan Zittrain — with responses from:

BRUCE M. OWEN, RICHARD STALLMAN, SUSAN CRAWFORD , DAVID D. CLARK, ROGER A. GRIMES, AND HAL VARIAN; ZITTRAIN RESPONDS.


Essays

States of the Nation: Voters and Parties
Stephen Ansolabehere
The Best of All Games
John Rawls
On Borrowed Time: Urban decline moves to the suburbs
Michael Gecan
The Cure: Can doctors change how they think?
Suzanne Gordon
The Monarch of All: The fantasy world of John Cowper Powys
Roger Boylan
For Love and Money: Ha Jin’s A Free Life

 

Fiction

The Last Time I Saw Junior
Dagoberto Gilb

On Film

No Redemption: Paul Thomas Anderson’s There Will Be Blood
Alan A. Stone

On Poetry

Poet’s Sampler
Stephen Sturgeon, introduced by Philip Nikolayev
The Speed of Life: Laura Kasischke’s Lilies Without
Stephen Burt
Seeing Voices: Hannah Weiner’s Hannah Weiner’s Open House

Joyelle McSweeney

The Truth of Things: Robert Hass’s Time and Materials
Katie Peterson
Microreviews

Poems

down salute
Raymond McDaniel
onyx and arcadia
Raymond McDaniel
Contact
Linnea Ogden
About Marriage
Elisa Gabbert and Kathleen Rooney
Poem; or, The Artifacts
Dan Beachy-Quick
Bill Brandt
Gerard Melanga
Garland
Kazim Ali
Sparrow
Melissa Kwazny
Autobiography
Samuel Menashe
Neglect

Priscilla Becker

Attack Attack
Mark McKee

 

 

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