Introducing the Summer Issue: Meritocracy and Its Discontents
Time to meet the summer issue.
Cormac McCarthy gives us 500 pages of idiosyncratic wordplay without even cheap narrative excitement. Who does he think he is? Joyce? Faulkner? Melville? Well, yes.
We Americans have a soft spot for the outlaw. But what distinguishes an outlaw from a criminal?
Numbers and big data may be able to show us how to do things better, but they cannot show us how to do things.