Kyle Edward Williams


Kyle Edward Williams is senior editor of The Hedgehog Review. His forthcoming book is Taming the Octopus: The Century-Long Battle Over the Soul of the Corporation.

The Living Faith of the Dead

from By Theory Possessed, Volume 25, Number 1

Tradition is stalked by the uncertain possibility of either faithfulness or infidelity, handing down or handing over.

The Use and Abuse of History

from The Use and Abuse of History, Volume 24, Number 2

History is far too important a thing to be reduced to the special possession of a class of experts.

What Are the Humanities Good For?

from Distinctions That Define and Divide, Volume 23, Number 2

One of the problems with crises is that they require too much time and attention.

Don’t Be Evil

from The Human and the Digital, Volume 20, Number 1

Is Whole Foods a kind of morality tale, a story of what happens when a company that started with good intentions gets too big too fast?

Amazon and Us

We are distinctly susceptible to businesses that ingeniously cater to and profit from our greatest vulnerabilities

The Lessons of GameStop

Just exactly who are the barbarians at the gate?

Covidien and the Failure of Corporate Social Responsibility

We can’t take CEOs’ high-flown gestures at face value.