Kristabelle Munson: OnyxAugust 2015
Flash Fiction:"We pull the tide towards the shore."
Joshua Tranen: On Extremism and the Control of BodiesAugust 2015
Two acts of terrorism stir up memories of the West Bank and homophobia.
Emily Strasser: Letter from HiroshimaAugust 2015
On the 70th anniversary of the Hiroshima atomic bombing, the granddaughter of one of the scientists who made the bomb pays a visit to ground zero.
Thomas Larson: On Medical AuthorityAugust 2015
In a sea of books and media on medicine and illness, too few give voice to the patients.
Ragini Tharoor Srinivasan: Bobby Jindal and the Hyphenated AmericanAugust 2015
Jindal mistakes entry into the American mainstream as a matter of shedding a hyphen.
Christian Appy: Our Merciful Ending to the Good WarAugust 2015
How patriotism means never having to say you're sorry.
Jonathan Weisman: The Journalist as NovelistAugust 2015
Jonathan Weisman on his new novel No. 4 Imperial Lane and a family history that might make you feel better about your own.
Richard Falk: Pondering Jonathan Pollard’s ReleaseAugust 2015
The moral conundrum of espionage and treason.
Karen Greenberg: The Mass Killer and the National Security StateAugust 2015
Why mass shootings have remarkably little to do with Islamic extremism and why the government doesn’t care.
Robert Reich: The Revolt Against the Ruling ClassAugust 2015
In two very different ways, Trump and Sanders are agents of this revolt against the ruling class.
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.