Michael T. Klare: Energy Wars of AttritionMarch 2016
The irony of oil abundance.
Katherine Hite & Jordi Huguet: Guiding LightMarch 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 SelfiesMarch 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 MonthMarch 2016
Catie Lazarus’s new talk show asks all the right “wrong” questions about work
P.J. Podesta: Keeping the Devil at BayMarch 2016
Why the Left should be asking for more
Sara Nović: Sign of the TimesMarch 2016
Future of Language: The future of American Sign Language helps everyone but the Deaf
John Sims: Celebrating Pi Day with a Political Math ArtistMarch 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 DecalogueMarch 2016
Remembering Kieslowski on the 20th anniversary of his death.
Kurt Brown & Laure-Anne Bosselaar: The Kiss I Would Have Spent on YouMarch 2016
The Kiss: A kiss transcends time, and poetry.
Mattea Kramer: Killing Someone Else’s BelovedMarch 2016
Promoting the American Way of War in Campaign 2016.
Darnell L. Moore & Kai M. Green: Conversation in BlackMarch 2016
Darnell L. Moore and Kai M. Green write to each other about life as black feminists.
Roslyn Bernstein: Coloring the Grey ZoneMarch 2016
In Havana, an art world in transition.
Jonathan Lee: Characters on the Outer EdgesMarch 2016
Kyle Lucia Wu interviews Jonathan Lee about his latest novel
Gillian Thomas: Because of SexMarch 2016
Mark Engler & Paul Engler: Three Times When the World Broke Open — and Two When It Might AgainMarch 2016
In Praise of Impractical Movements
Farhad Mirza: Sour Justice in PakistanMarch 2016
An execution for an assassination
Andrew J. Bacevich: Don’t Cry for Me, AmericaMarch 2016
What Trumpism means for democracy
Milton Läufer: Trivializing TragedyMarch 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 WrongMarch 2016
Fact checking the fact checkers.
Zion Decoteau and Chynna Seck: My History Didn’t Start with SlaveryMarch 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 MolenbeekMarch 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 EstablishmentMarch 2016
How much longer can big business enjoy the spoils of Republican policies?
Tim Youd: Performance Art, One Key at a TimeMarch 2016
Heather L. Hughes interviews artist Tim Youd on the devotional practice of retyping great literature.
Wayétu Moore: The Life of Hamet DeanFebruary 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 InclusionFebruary 2016
Why visibility is not enough
Kim Addonizio: InterludeFebruary 2016
The Kiss: Kissing strangers in the rain
Jamal Mahjoub: A Closer Look at The RevenantFebruary 2016
The depictions of Native Americans in Hollywood are still Hollywood
Leonard Nalencz: Teddy and MeFebruary 2016
Recalling Ted Cruz at Princeton, and some good advice