Author Archives: Lewis H. Lapham

Intoxicated America

The war on drugs is a war on human nature.

Magic and the Machine

Superstition grows alongside science as America plays Marlowe’s Dr. Faustus.

Word Order

The Internet as the toy with a tin ear

The Midas Touch

From TomDispatch.com comes Lewis Lapham’s history of the American stomach. By Lewis …

The Servant Problem

From TomDispatch.com: In Search of the Lost Battalion of America’s Unemployed By Lewis H. …

How Much Is That Shark in the Formaldehyde Tank?

Via Tom Dispatch, TAC presents Lewis Lapham’s considerations on art, its meaning, …