Can electronic conversations reconstitute Bérubé's lost public sphere? A Marxist analysis by Jamie Daniel.
Joseph Tabbi and Gregory Ulmer discuss what intellectual work will be like in the new electracy.
Should the Left pool its resources and buy CBS? Robert Markley offers strategies for avoiding Patrick Buchanan's jihad.
Joe Amato muses on academic stardom, the poetics list, and the corporation that motors his university.
Tom LeClair surveys six gargantuan texts—both hyper- and print—and finds that size is not all that matters.
Former FC2 Co-publisher Curtis White defends radical fiction against Left radical intellectuals.
In this feature essay from the spring of 1996, Michael Bérubé claimed that left intellectuals have little choice but to sell out, if they want to make a difference in the culture they critique. But which way is out? And who gets to go public?