Bill Kauffman’s latest column, covering Christopher Lasch, political memorabilia, and the most anti-imperialist diplomat in U.S. history, is online today. As is John Schwenkler’s double review of two recent books on higher education, Louis Menand’s The Marketplace of Ideas and Martha Nussbaum’s Not For Profit. Meanwhile, courtesy of our friends at TomDispatch.com comes Juan Cole’s take on the cataclysm in Pakistan and what it means for U.S. security.