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Opinion: When Nobel Mixes the Genres

Opinion: When Nobel Mixes the Genres

Last month, Geir Lundestad, the former secretary of the Nobel Academy broke the august body’s traditional reserve to express his deepest regrets in having awarded Barack Obama the Nobel Peace Prize in 2008. “That was a big mistake,” Lundestad lamented. Should we...
Opinion: Abu Yousef’s Inkwell

Opinion: Abu Yousef’s Inkwell

The Egyptian Ministry of Education has promised to reinstate Mohamed ElBaradei’s name to the list of Nobel Prize laureates that appears in the fifth grade primary school curriculum. The ministry itself decided to remove his name from the list and taught Egypt’s...