Michael T. Klare: Energy Wars of Attrition

March 2016

The irony of oil abundance.

Katherine Hite & Jordi Huguet: Guiding Light

March 2016

On being a docent at Chile’s Museum of Memory and Human Rights, as told to Katherine Hite.

Nicholas Miriello: War In The Time of Selfies

March 2016

The crudely staged terror-porn of Abu Ghraib has evolved into the highly stylized and sun-kissed wartime selfie

A.M. Brune: Employee of the Month

March 2016

Catie Lazarus’s new talk show asks all the right “wrong” questions about work

P.J. Podesta: Keeping the Devil at Bay

March 2016

Why the Left should be asking for more

Sara Nović: Sign of the Times

March 2016

Future of Language: The future of American Sign Language helps everyone but the Deaf

John Sims: Celebrating Pi Day with a Political Math Artist

March 2016

How math can inform our civil and political works of art.

Elisa Gabbert: Can Ideas Withstand Shifts in Language?

March 2016

Future of Language: Considering the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis for translation, emoji, and pop culture.

Piotr Florczyk: Retracing the Decalogue

March 2016

Remembering Kieslowski on the 20th anniversary of his death.

Kurt Brown & Laure-Anne Bosselaar: The Kiss I Would Have Spent on You

March 2016

The Kiss: A kiss transcends time, and poetry.

Mattea Kramer: Killing Someone Else’s Beloved

March 2016

Promoting the American Way of War in Campaign 2016.

Darnell L. Moore & Kai M. Green: Conversation in Black

March 2016

Darnell L. Moore and Kai M. Green write to each other about life as black feminists.

Roslyn Bernstein: Coloring the Grey Zone

March 2016

In Havana, an art world in transition.

Jonathan Lee: Characters on the Outer Edges

March 2016

Kyle Lucia Wu interviews Jonathan Lee about his latest novel

Mark Engler & Paul Engler: Three Times When the World Broke Open — and Two When It Might Again

March 2016

In Praise of Impractical Movements

Farhad Mirza: Sour Justice in Pakistan

March 2016

An execution for an assassination

Andrew J. Bacevich: Don’t Cry for Me, America

March 2016

What Trumpism means for democracy

Milton Läufer: Trivializing Tragedy

March 2016

An open letter to Argentine President Ing. Mauricio Macri and the Mayor of the City of Buenos Aires, Horacio Rodríguez Larreta

Robert Reich: Why the Critics of Bernienomics Are Wrong

March 2016

Fact checking the fact checkers.

Zion Decoteau and Chynna Seck: My History Didn’t Start with Slavery

March 2016

From learning to haggle in the medina to connecting more deeply with history, two New York City high-school students reflect on visiting Africa for the first time.

Lisa De Bode: A Reporter’s Notebook from Molenbeek

March 2016

In the fight against extremism of all stripes, Europe has failed to transcend its capitalist roots and embrace diversity.

Robert Reich: An Open Letter to the Republican Establishment

March 2016

How much longer can big business enjoy the spoils of Republican policies?

Tim Youd: Performance Art, One Key at a Time

March 2016

Heather L. Hughes interviews artist Tim Youd on the devotional practice of retyping great literature.

Wayétu Moore: The Life of Hamet Dean

February 2016

What happens to Africa’s child soldiers when the war is over?

Lo Mei Wa: Letter to a Future Daughter on the Occasion of the “Fishball Revolution”

February 2016

When Hong Kong used to be home

Martina Fouquet: The Diversity Bubble and the Fight for Inclusion

February 2016

Why visibility is not enough

Kim Addonizio: Interlude

February 2016

The Kiss: Kissing strangers in the rain

Jamal Mahjoub: A Closer Look at The Revenant

February 2016

The depictions of Native Americans in Hollywood are still Hollywood

Leonard Nalencz: Teddy and Me

February 2016

Recalling Ted Cruz at Princeton, and some good advice