A Generation of Intellectuals Shaped by 2008 Crash Rescues Marx From History’s Dustbin

For those too young to remember the Cold War but old enough to be trapped by the Great Recession, Marxism holds new appeal

Mind Games

French Jews, confronting anti-Semitism in the wake of the Dreyfus Affair, created the figure of the intellectual. And now, arguing about Israel and Islam, they’re killing it.

Committed

Western public intellectuals have a bad habit of supporting unsavory regimes like Muammar Qaddafi’s not for money or intellectual rigor but because of vanity

War of the Words

In a newly published exchange of letters, Goncourt-winning novelist Michel Houellebecq and philosopher Bernard-Henri Lévy prod, parry, and spar

Lost in Translation

A Ramallah man struggles to find a reading public for Maimonides

Hollow Men

Why Israel’s enemies will always be the darlings of Western intellectuals

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