A 21st-century update of Swiftian political pamphlets of yore, this PDF offers a mix of practical and absurd options that America’s growing legion of deeply indebted students might consider using to convince bankruptcy courts they can’t repay their debts.
–Michael Fitzgerald, associate editor
Critiques, analyses, and personal experiences of psychiatric care in the United States and worldwide, by scientists, activists, journalists, and patients. Thoughtful discourse in an area where polarized positions are the norm.
–Ethan Watters, contributing editor
SOCIAL SCIENCE BITES PODCAST
Forgive the name—they’re British. (And they’re supported, like this magazine, by SAGE Publications.) Short, layperson-friendly interviews with top researchers on the latest findings on violence, childbirth, economic inequality, and more.
–Vince Beiser, articles editor
He’s no longer on the air in his hometown of Los Angeles. But you can still listen to the amusingly acerbic (and deeply sourced) sociopolitical musings of Harry Shearer via his podcast of Le Show, available free on his website.
–Tom Jacobs, staff writer