Contrary Creatures

Victor Grossman uses a fictional beast––one with two heads, each pulling in opposite directions––as a metaphor for Germany’s current politics.

Reflections on BDS

Stephen Zunes writes that, although support for BDS has grown dramatically worldwide, “it has shown little in the way of tangible benefits for the Palestinians.”

Meaningful Work, Human Nature, and a Free Society

In this review of David Graeber’s Bullshit Jobs, Miki Kashtan explains what bullshit jobs are, why they’re proliferating, and how they can help us understand “the rightward turn of so many voters around the world.”