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Welcome to Mbird 2.0!

At long last, the new site is here! We encourage you to explore. Beyond the crisper presentation, there are a variety of new features for you to check out. One of our chief aims with this new site was to create a platform that made better use of our increasingly vast archives (there’s gold in […]

What Are Intellectuals Good For?

A recent NPR podcast featured George Scialabba’s new book entitled What are Intellectuals Good For?, and it seems to me that a more relevant question can hardly be posed to our culture, thick with celebrity worship, self-aggrandizement, and ‘chuffed to bits‘ with anything that has even the remotest potential to make us wealthier. (FYI: I […]