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Writer and thinker Kwame Anthony Appiah, who was recently awarded the National Humanities Award, made a thoughtful argument in favor of cosmopolitanism in a recent interview. In his vision of this ancient thought tradition, Appiah sees cosmopolitanism as “universality plus... Read more →


People have called it World 2.0. Music journalists and scholars are thinking about it, the tectonic shift in the Western consumption and understanding of music from elsewhere. The transformative effect of the underground circulation of recordings, often vintage cuts from... Read more →