In this issue:
"Pay Days" by Amy Davidson: Politicians and speaking fees.
ANNALS OF LAW
"A Righteous Case" by William Finnegan: Zainab Ahmad's mission to show that criminal prosecution is the best counterterrorism strategy.
ONWARD AND UPWARD WITH THE SCIENCES
"Sight Unseen" by Nicola Twilley: Seeing with your tongue and other surprises of sensory-substitution technology.
"You Don't Understand" by Vinson Cunningham: John McWhorter makes his case for Black English.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"We Are Family" by Anthony Lane: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and Chuck.
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