January 2013 Volume 37, Issue 01

Culture
In Defense of Sports
Why let capitalists have all the fun?
Bhaskar Sunkara
Viewpoint
Gold Diggers and Indians
Republicans want to have their way with Wisconsin's buried gold, but the Anishinaabe aren't having it.
Joel Bleifuss
Viewpoint
Who’s Afraid of Homophobia?
The Associated Press's decision to favor 'anti-gay' over 'homophobic' isn't as bad as some say.
Achy Obejas
Culture
Scroungers and Strivers
We are encouraged to sneer at poverty and hardship.
Jane Miller
Culture
Twilight of the Twi-Hards
The triumph of Team Katniss.
Sady Doyle
Culture
Catastrophiliacs
For some, the end of the world can't come too soon.
Sasha Lilley
Culture
Blinded by Thrift Store Irony
It makes very little sense to characterize irony, strictly speaking, as a matter of self-presentation.
Chris Lehmann

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