Subhankar Banerjee: Paradise BurningJuly 2015
Why we all need to learn the word “anthropogenic.”
Rick Perlstein: The New Holy Grail of Republican PrimariesJuly 2015
The penumbras and emanations of Citizens United are changing the Republican campaign game.
Marian Wang: Segregating Troublesome KidsJuly 2015
A Department of Justice investigation found that Georgia is giving thousands of kids with behavioral issues a subpar education and putting them in the same run-down buildings that served black children decades ago.
Peter Van Buren: The Balance of Power in the Middle East Just ChangedJuly 2015
U.S.-Iranian relations emerge from a thirty-year cold war for the better.
Robert Reich: Medicare is Not the ProblemJuly 2015
Fifty years later, Medicare is still working and it can work even better.
Richard Falk: The Significance of Israel’s Opposition to the Vienna AgreementJuly 2015
Does the United States come to the negotiating table as a kingpin, or as an ally?
Lou Dubose: The Politics of Faith and FearJuly 2015
"These people are, in a word, afraid. And their candidates have mastered the exploitation of their fears."
Elizabeth Adams: Romantic DissonanceJuly 2015
Contradictions in the language of love and law.
Eduardo Galeano: God’s Masterpiece or the Devil’s Bad Joke?July 2015
Barbarians and apes—from the Opium Wars to the origin of the species.
Clarice Lispector: MonkeysJuly 2015
Flash Fiction: “Macacos”
Pepe Escobar: The Eurasian Big BangJuly 2015
How China and Russia are running rings around Washington.
Robert Reich: Hillary Clinton’s Glass-SteagallJuly 2015
Clinton's decision not to reinstate Glass-Steagall is a big mistake.
Scott Korb: Friends to This GroundJuly 2015
Why the solitary work of a writer shouldn’t be tackled alone.
Tom Engelhardt: Requiem for the Home FrontJuly 2015
A cheer for Irma the caricaturist.
Chip Berlet: From the KKK to the CCC to Dylann RoofJuly 2015
White nationalism infuses American political ideology.
Joel Breuklander: How to Never Argue about Genre Again: New American Stories, edited by Ben MarcusJuly 2015
Joel Breuklander on what this anthology says about the state of short American fiction.
James Orbesen: Let’s Party Like it’s 1984July 2015
Does Hollywood’s reboot obsession point to a more pervasive cultural trend?
Megan Alpert: Justice and Peace in the Shrinking Forest, Part TwoJuly 2015
Part II, The Free Men of the Forest: The consequences of oil, development, and state intervention in an indigenous community.
Tim Weiner: The Most Dangerous Man in AmericaJuly 2015
The fall of Richard Nixon.
Max Blumenthal: The Fire Next TimeJuly 2015
Before homes are even rebuilt in the ruins of the Gaza Strip, another war looms.
Joaquin Sapien: In Rare Step, Workers at California Group Home UnionizeJuly 2015
Frontline employees at a San Francisco home for some of California’s most troubled children bid for better pay and a greater role in treatment.
Venkat Srinivasan: We Need The WaterJuly 2015
A look inside the systems that move and manage California’s dwindling water supply, and the debates over who and what needs water most.
Megan Alpert: Justice and Peace in the Shrinking Forest, Part OneJuly 2015
Part I, Ordinary Justice: After a spate of killings in 2013, an indigenous community threatened by oil operations struggles to come to terms with their new reality.
Danniel Schoonebeek: Excerpts From C’est la guerreJuly 2015
A poet chronicles a backstage view of America by rail.
Richard Falk: The Hillary DilemmaJuly 2015
Between pragmatism and conscience.
Jessica Machado: The Shame We CarriedJuly 2015
I’ll never know what my mother wanted or felt about whether to keep her baby—it simply wasn’t up to her.
Amalia Melis: Waiting for GreeceJuly 2015
Can the past save the future?
Ryan Bloom: Oh, The Places You Will Go!July 2015
Flash Fiction: “Go? Stay?”— the uncertainty a stain of recursive ink, irremovable—“Stay? Go?”—the choice, the freedom to choose suffocating like a plastic bag atop her head.
Pratap Chatterjee: Killing by Committee in the Global Wild WestJuly 2015
The perpetrators become the victims of drone warfare.
Ciara Torres-Spelliscy: The South Doesn’t Have a Monopoly on our Racist HistoryJuly 2015
We should take down the Confederate flag, but racism has always been and continues to be a national issue. A case study of Crandall v. State before the Connecticut Supreme Court in 1834 serves as a prime example.