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The Fallout

August 2021

Vol. 225 / No. 2

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Benito Mussolini waves to the crowds in Rome in the 1930s (photo: Shawshots/Alamy).
Arts & Culture Ideas

Fascism has proved sufficiently elastic to be used as a term of abuse across the political spectrum.

Arts & Culture Books
Zac DavisJuly 02, 2021

With his debut novel, Phil Klay lays out our country's new way of waging war, without clear beginnings, middles or ends and without clear moral goods and evils.

Arts & Culture Books
Daniel BurkeJuly 09, 2021

The best essays in 'The God Beat' are quietly reflective, deeply informed, subjective but not solipsistic.

A neighborhood in Bogotá, Colombia. (iStock)
Arts & Culture Books
Jenny ShankJuly 15, 2021

The American dream exerts a magnetic pull in Patricia Engel’s new novel.

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Arts & Culture Books
Vincent J. MillerJuly 15, 2021

‘The Ministry for the Future’ offers a vision honest to the scale of the crisis that offers a plausible path to addressing it.

Arts & Culture Poetry
Jessica JacobsJuly 15, 2021

You, who used to be so accessible, Your number not yet unlisted,

Arts & Culture Poetry
Jeffrey ThomsonJuly 15, 2021

Because Francis demanded poverty, after all