Adam Morris: Quiet Creature on the Corner

June 2016

An Interview with João Gilberto Noll’s Translator, Adam Morris

Livia Lakomy: Sérgio Moro

June 2016

The most loved and hated Brazilian judge and why he matters to Brazil's future.

William D. Hartung: The Pentagon’s War on Accountability

June 2016

Slush funds, smoke and mirrors, and funny money equal weapons systems galore.

Richard Falk: On (Not) Loving Henry Kissinger

June 2016

The 2016 election cycle, and the long shadow of the most scandalous foreign policy figure of the 20th century.

JAŠA: The Architecture of Resistance

May 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 Rail

May 2016

Reflections on life at an artists’ residency.

Kate Jenkins: Lot Lizard

May 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 Education

May 2016

Student protest, the Black Lives Matter movement, and the rise of the corporate university.

Beth Ann Fennelly: A Reckoning of Kisses

May 2016

The Kiss: A lot of different kisses, for very different reasons, that linger in the memory.

Fred Kaplan: Signal aspect

May 2016

Henry Peck interviews Fred Kaplan about the shadowy world of cyber war.

Zakiya Harris: Please Sample Responsibly

May 2016

On Music: The burden and blessing of sampling in hip-hop.

Abrahm Lustgarten: Drought be Dammed

May 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: Sweetbitter

May 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 Two

May 2016

A two-part inquiry on how ancient philosophy and medicine come up against pollution and modernization in China.

Mary Wang: Seeing Through the Fog

May 2016

A two part series on how ancient philosophy and medicine come up against pollution and modernization in China

Daniel Nima Moattar: After the War

May 2016

The liberals who endorsed the war in Iraq now labor to whitewash its legacy.

Sarah Smith: After Mississippi Flooding, Red Cross Stumbles Again

May 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 Dark

May 2016

Police Nationwide Are Secretly Exploiting Intrusive Technologies With the Feds’ Complicity.

Jake Robertson: We Have Full Power Relaxing

May 2016

On Paul Thomas Anderson’s Junun, or, the Madness of Love.

Greg Chase: David Foster Wallace and the Aesthetics of Athletics

May 2016

A new collection of David Foster Wallace's essays considers the ties between aesthetics, sport, and capital.

Matthew Neill Null: Wanting to Die

May 2016

Finding life in death on the edge of the Atlantic.

William deBuys: Privatizing America’s Public Land

May 2016

How the Raid on Malheur Screened a Future Raid on Real Estate.

Noam Chomsky: The Costs of Violence

May 2016

Masters of Mankind (Part 2)

Richard Falk: General Golan’s Holocaust Remembrance Day Speech

May 2016

The Holocaust Remembrance Day Speech of Major General Yair Golan

Anna Furman: Meeting Edward Said

May 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 Discriminate

May 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-Apocalypse

May 2016

Flash Fiction: A romance at the time the world is ending.

Tom Engelhardt: Washington’s Military Addiction

May 2016

And The Ruins Still to Come.

Richard Falk: Dreaming of the Next UN Secretary General

May 2016

Why the selection process for the Secretary General has always protected the global order.