Oona Patrick and Dean Ellis interview Maria Teresa Horta
By J. Malcolm Garcia
Jonathan Lee interviews Fiona McCrae
Erica Wright interviews Barbara Hamby
Ashley James interviews Madeleine Hunt Ehrlich
Excerpts from a novel by Ernesto Semán, translated from the Spanish by Tara FitzGerald
By Jean McGarry
By Anna Rose Welch
Roslyn Bernstein: Between Underground and AboveApril 23, 2014
After a burst of Western interest in the mid-90s, and amid a complex system of government censorship, Vietnam’s contemporary art scene comes into its own.
Angela Lang: A Kinship with Gabriel García MárquezApril 23, 2014
Shared reading of García Márquez’s books was a way of finding an outlet for feelings kept and unsaid.
Jason Bell: The Bar-B-CureApril 22, 2014
I feel the image of myself emerging in his hands, and with every flick and scrape it draws closer to his.
Richard Falk: The New InterventionistsApril 22, 2014
New developments in the interventionist debate.
Lois Beckett: Republicans Say No to CDC Gun Violence ResearchApril 22, 2014
Giving the CDC money for gun violence research is a “request to fund propaganda,” a Georgia congressman says.
Ali Dayan Hasan: The Wrong Kind of PakistaniApril 21, 2014
On the invention of “the liberal extremist” and the attempted assassination of a friend.
Jay Walljasper: How the Commons Way of Life Helps Curb Climate ChangeApril 21, 2014
It offers an appealing alternative to more stuff and more money, which drives environmental destruction today/
ProPublica: Weibo IPO Reveals a Company Struggling With CensorshipApril 21, 2014
Weibo, “China’s Twitter,” started offering shares on NASDAQ yesterday. Its regulatory disclosures reveal a company’s balancing act between censoring too much and too little.