David Morris: Only Congress Can End Forty Years Of InsanityAugust 2013
Our attitude toward medical marijuana has unfolded like an interminable tragedy with three acts.
The ThrowawaysMarch 2013
In Kenya, doctors are force-sterilizing HIV-positive women without their consent—and in some cases, without their knowledge.
A Fire in My BellyJuly 2012
After losing his companion Peter Hujar to AIDS, artist and activist David Wojnarowicz attempts to film grief while wrestling with his own mortality.
Laura Seay: Old Ideas for the New AfricaJune 2012
Obama’s “new” Africa policy prioritizes security over democracy. But the continent is changing rapidly, and U.S. policy needs to adapt–here’s why.
The HarmonizerDecember 2011
The Emmy Award–winning poet and crisis reporter on Haiti’s continuing struggles and Jamaica’s AIDS crisis, how Afro-Caribbean music has influenced the writing of V.S. Naipaul and Langston Hughes, and his new role as editor of Prairie Schooner.