MJ McGinn: PhoenixJune 2016
PEN/Flash Fiction: Brought to you by the Guernica/PEN Flash Series.
Adam Morris: Quiet Creature on the CornerJune 2016
An Interview with João Gilberto Noll’s Translator, Adam Morris
Livia Lakomy: Sérgio MoroJune 2016
The most loved and hated Brazilian judge and why he matters to Brazil's future.
William D. Hartung: The Pentagon’s War on AccountabilityJune 2016
Slush funds, smoke and mirrors, and funny money equal weapons systems galore.
Richard Falk: On (Not) Loving Henry KissingerJune 2016
The 2016 election cycle, and the long shadow of the most scandalous foreign policy figure of the 20th century.
JAŠA: The Architecture of ResistanceMay 2016
The artist JAŠA on the importance of alchemy in his work, architecture as a means of expression, and the influence of Stéphane Hessel.
Adam Dalva: The Third RailMay 2016
Reflections on life at an artists’ residency.
Kate Jenkins: Lot LizardMay 2016
A feature documentary considers the private lives of female sex workers at America's truck stops.
Chomsky: The Battle for the Soul of American Higher EducationMay 2016
Student protest, the Black Lives Matter movement, and the rise of the corporate university.
Beth Ann Fennelly: A Reckoning of KissesMay 2016
The Kiss: A lot of different kisses, for very different reasons, that linger in the memory.
Fred Kaplan: Signal aspectMay 2016
Henry Peck interviews Fred Kaplan about the shadowy world of cyber war.
Zakiya Harris: Please Sample ResponsiblyMay 2016
On Music: The burden and blessing of sampling in hip-hop.
Abrahm Lustgarten: Drought be DammedMay 2016
The water crisis in the West has renewed debate about the effectiveness of major dams, with some pushing for the enormous Glen Canyon Dam on the Colorado River to be decommissioned.
Stephanie Danler: SweetbitterMay 2016
Kyle Lucia Wu interviews Stephanie Danler about working in the world of fine cuisine, restaurant orphans, and the growing pains involved in moving to the big city.
Mary Wang: Seeing Through the Fog, Part TwoMay 2016
A two-part inquiry on how ancient philosophy and medicine come up against pollution and modernization in China.
Mary Wang: Seeing Through the FogMay 2016
A two part series on how ancient philosophy and medicine come up against pollution and modernization in China
Daniel Nima Moattar: After the WarMay 2016
The liberals who endorsed the war in Iraq now labor to whitewash its legacy.
Sarah Smith: After Mississippi Flooding, Red Cross Stumbles AgainMay 2016
The director of Mississippi’s Emergency Management Agency called the Red Cross’ disaster response “marginal at best.”
Matthew Harwood and Jay Stanley: Power Loves the DarkMay 2016
Police Nationwide Are Secretly Exploiting Intrusive Technologies With the Feds’ Complicity.
Jake Robertson: We Have Full Power RelaxingMay 2016
On Paul Thomas Anderson’s Junun, or, the Madness of Love.
Greg Chase: David Foster Wallace and the Aesthetics of AthleticsMay 2016
A new collection of David Foster Wallace's essays considers the ties between aesthetics, sport, and capital.
Matthew Neill Null: Wanting to DieMay 2016
Finding life in death on the edge of the Atlantic.
William deBuys: Privatizing America’s Public LandMay 2016
How the Raid on Malheur Screened a Future Raid on Real Estate.
Noam Chomsky: The Costs of ViolenceMay 2016
Masters of Mankind (Part 2)
Richard Falk: General Golan’s Holocaust Remembrance Day SpeechMay 2016
The Holocaust Remembrance Day Speech of Major General Yair Golan
Anna Furman: Meeting Edward SaidMay 2016
Imagining a meeting with the post-colonial scholar.
Sarah Smith: Study Calls On Obama to Withdraw Legal Memo That Allows Faith-based Charities to DiscriminateMay 2016
The paper published by Columbia University is signed by a coalition of 15 prominent legal scholars across the country.
Orazio Labbate: In Love, Post-ApocalypseMay 2016
Flash Fiction: A romance at the time the world is ending.
Tom Engelhardt: Washington’s Military AddictionMay 2016
And The Ruins Still to Come.
Richard Falk: Dreaming of the Next UN Secretary GeneralMay 2016
Why the selection process for the Secretary General has always protected the global order.