Richard Falk: How the United States Government Obstructs Peace for Israel/Palestine

August 2016

In his new book, Jeremy Hammond argues that the peace process has become a bridge to nowhere.

Frida Berrigan: “Pow, Pow, Yous Are Dead!”

August 2016

Children, toy guns, and the real thing.

Rebecca Makkai: Light Years

July 2016

The Kiss: A kiss on the lips that might as easily have been a kiss on the forehead.

K.T. Billey: Utmost Import: Instagram & the Future of the Icelandic Language

July 2016

A charming mini-gallery contains pictographs that break down the etymology of Icelandic words for interested followers.

Andrew Johnson: Maybe You’re Right: It Isn’t the Guns

July 2016

Maybe it’s only the rugged individuals divided up good and bad, vigilante and thug, shooter or shot, dead or alive.

Jessica Perez: Ragam and Ritmo

July 2016

On Music:How an ancient dance form, performed live, connects many worlds.

Robert Reich: Does Hillary Get It?

July 2016

Does Clinton understand that her biggest opponent may not be the right?

Farhad Mirza: Transfiguration and Magic

July 2016

The many lives of John Lurie

Tom Engelhardt: The World After Me

July 2016

Eternal “Wartime” in America.

Lauren Kirchner: Wisconsin Court: Warning Labels Are Needed for Scores Rating Defendants’ Risk of Future Crime

July 2016

The court said judges can look at the scores – so long as their limitations are made clear.

Richard Falk: Narrating Turkey at a Time of National Crisis

July 2016

How the polarization of politics led to an attempted coup many were not expecting.

Rebecca Gordon: The Trojan Drone

July 2016

An Illegal Military Strategy Disguised as Technological Advance.

André Naffis-Sahely: Sublimated Rebellion

July 2016

Erica Wright talks to translator André Naffis-Sahely about translating one of Morocco's greatest living poets and the 'commodity' of despair.

Anna B Scott: John Sims has a Tardis

July 2016

The Math Artist speaks about his multi-media project involving the Confederate flag.

Lauren Elizabeth Neal: Lost in Transit

July 2016

NIMBYism, racial fear, and class politics: the struggles of trying to connect the divided Los Angeles.

Norman Solomon: Welcome to Little America

July 2016

The most important US air force base you’ve never heard of.

Ciara Torres-Spelliscy: The strange legal marriage of the anti-choice movement and campaign finance

July 2016

The same jerks after your uterus are shooting down campaign rules; one tactic just backfired.

Charles Ornstein: Health Gadgets and Apps Outpace Privacy Protections, Report Finds

July 2016

In 2009, Congress asked for recommendations on what to do about information that falls outside the privacy law known as HIPAA. Today, health officials released their report, but offered no suggestions.

Ryan Richardson and Siddhattha Gurung: Kurdish Autonomy, Under Siege

July 2016

How Kurdish rights continue to flounder under an authoritarian Turkey and an imploding Syria.

Nadja Spiegelman: Growing up in the Age of Terror

July 2016

A teenage girl refuses to give into the fear created by recent terrorist attacks in France.

Miles Fuller: Miss Me Like A Mormon

July 2016

How America broke Mormonism's heart

Joy Shan: To Give Memory a Place

July 2016

Pieter Hugo's latest portrait series examines the quiet afterlives of apartheid and genocide.

Peter Orner: Against words

July 2016

An elegy to a beloved pet.

Michael T. Klare: Hooked!

July 2016

The unyielding grip of fossil fuels on global life.

Jamie McPartland: “The Internationale,” Anecdotally

July 2016

On Music: The perfect song to sing in times of uprising, at Occupy Wall Street, or before a Seder dinner—and always en masse.

Camille T. Dungy: Kiss, Kiss, Kiss

July 2016

The Kiss: Three kisses, spaced out over a mother's life.

Lara Naughton: America’s Prison Rodeo

July 2016

In Louisiana, incarceration is a spectator sport.

William J. Astore: We Are The Empire

July 2016

Of US Military Interventions, Alien Disaster Movies, and Star Wars

Sebastian Rotella: ISIS via WhatsApp

July 2016

A trove of communications from ISIS plots and activity in Europe reveals a mix of direct control and improvisation and shows the crucial importance of encrypted messaging tools. “Detonate your belt in the crowds,” one message declared.

Richard Falk: Are We Heading Toward Global Autocracy, Ecological Collapse, Political Malaise?

July 2016

From Cold War prophesies to a global autocracy .