The Current Discussion: The American magazine Foreign Policy and British magazine Prospect have published a joint list of the world's Top 100 Public Intellectuals. The list includes several PostGlobal panelists. Who's missing from the list? Who would you take off?
The literati will cringe, but the first name I always search out for on these lists is Oprah Winfrey. Why? Because when she’s not on a list, you know that the thinking that went into preparing it follows a very traditional pattern of what a public intellectual should conform to.