One of my favorite free online newsletters is Culture. As a forum for "exploring the complex of meanings that informs and shapes our social world", Culture offers great articles about contemporary culture. Past subjects include: the history of the work cubicle (Fall 2007); the disappearance of shop class (Spring 2007); and individualism in social networking sites (Spring 2008). Culture is published by the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture and is published in PDF format.
Ernster, the Virtual Library Cat
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