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Harper’s readers are cordially invited to attend a panel discussion in New York City, Sunday, 19th April, 12–2pm.
Liberalism, Imperialism & the Politics of Human Rights
Jacob Stevens (Chair)—Verso Books
Richard Seymour—author, “The Liberal Defense of Murder”
Samuel Moyn—History, Columbia University
John R. MacArthur—Publisher, Harper’s Magazine
Register at: www.leftforum.org.
More from John R. MacArthur:
Publisher's Note — May 16, 2013, 11:55 am
In the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombing, why did so few people protest the decision to lock down parts of the city?
Publisher's Note — April 18, 2013, 11:48 am
Where were the voices of conscience on the tenth anniversary of the Iraq War?
Publisher's Note — March 21, 2013, 1:37 pm
Vague talk about the middle class, and plenty for big business
Ratio of the number of cicada eggs per square mile of southern New Jersey to the number of stars in the Milky Way:
Jeffrey Lockwood, University of Wyoming (Laramie)/American Museum of Natural History (N.Y.C.)
A Singaporean company unveiled Kissenger, a pair of plastic lips mounted on a large plastic egg, which transmits real-time interactive kisses to a distant lover. “I am not interested in the sexual uses for it,” said the device’s inventor. “We’ve taken several steps to minimize the creepiness.”
The practice of sexualized eyeball licking was causing conjunctivitis in Japanese sixth graders.
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