Frida Berrigan: “Pow, Pow, Yous Are Dead!”August 2016
Children, toy guns, and the real thing.
Rebecca Makkai: Light YearsJuly 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 LanguageJuly 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 GunsJuly 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 RitmoJuly 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 MagicJuly 2016
The many lives of John Lurie
Tom Engelhardt: The World After MeJuly 2016
Eternal “Wartime” in America.
Lauren Kirchner: Wisconsin Court: Warning Labels Are Needed for Scores Rating Defendants’ Risk of Future CrimeJuly 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 CrisisJuly 2016
How the polarization of politics led to an attempted coup many were not expecting.
Rebecca Gordon: The Trojan DroneJuly 2016
An Illegal Military Strategy Disguised as Technological Advance.
André Naffis-Sahely: Sublimated RebellionJuly 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 TardisJuly 2016
The Math Artist speaks about his multi-media project involving the Confederate flag.
Lauren Elizabeth Neal: Lost in TransitJuly 2016
NIMBYism, racial fear, and class politics: the struggles of trying to connect the divided Los Angeles.
Norman Solomon: Welcome to Little AmericaJuly 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 financeJuly 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 FindsJuly 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 SiegeJuly 2016
How Kurdish rights continue to flounder under an authoritarian Turkey and an imploding Syria.
Nadja Spiegelman: Growing up in the Age of TerrorJuly 2016
A teenage girl refuses to give into the fear created by recent terrorist attacks in France.
Miles Fuller: Miss Me Like A MormonJuly 2016
How America broke Mormonism's heart
Joy Shan: To Give Memory a PlaceJuly 2016
Pieter Hugo's latest portrait series examines the quiet afterlives of apartheid and genocide.
Peter Orner: Against wordsJuly 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,” AnecdotallyJuly 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, KissJuly 2016
The Kiss: Three kisses, spaced out over a mother's life.
Lara Naughton: America’s Prison RodeoJuly 2016
In Louisiana, incarceration is a spectator sport.
William J. Astore: We Are The EmpireJuly 2016
Of US Military Interventions, Alien Disaster Movies, and Star Wars
Sebastian Rotella: ISIS via WhatsAppJuly 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 .
Robert Reich: The Huckster PopulistJuly 2016
Trump's politics is smart but it's a hoax.