Kamini Dandapani: Untimely Melodies

April 2016

On Music: Introducing a new monthly series about music across cultures.

Megha Majumdar: Laughter as Criticism

April 2016

Notes from a School in Senegal

Michelle García: Me and Talese in the Middle

April 2016

Confronting the legendary journalist after his recent controversial remarks.

Toni Nealie: Dispersal

April 2016

An excerpt from Toni Nealie’s new book, The Miles Between Me

Prajna Desai: 3.11 still haunts

April 2016

Art and photography five years after the tsunami.

Gillie Collins: Doug DuBois and the Photography of Family

April 2016

In Good Time is the first mid-career survey of DuBois’ photographs on exhibit at Aperture Gallery.

Burhan Sönmez: Mortal Gods in the Greek Sea

April 2016

Flash Fiction: We had no idea that a livid war was advancing on us like a sandstorm. We were committed to life, not death.

Elizabeth Senja Spackman: Proximal Grief

April 2016

Twenty-two years later, in this era of social media, how do we mourn the Rwandan genocide?

Peter Orner: While Reading Imre Kertész, July, 2013

April 2016

A small tribute upon his death.

Ilyse Kusnetz: The Secret Kiss

April 2016

The Kiss: A kiss brings relief amidst a struggle.

Karen Kovacik: Scattering the Dark

April 2016

Piotr Florczyk interviews Polish poet, translator, professor, and editor Karen Kovacik.

Charles Ornstein: New York Top Court Revives Suit Against Hospital That Let Man’s Death Be Filmed

April 2016

A hospital in New York allowed a TV crew to film a patient's death without permission.

Anneke Rautenbach: In Deference to the Headmaster

April 2016

Is sponsored content the death of journalism?

John Provost: Norma Rae Is Spinning in Her Grave

April 2016

Why Union organizing has become an uphill battle in the US.

Peter Van Buren: Back to the Future

April 2016

Five Questions That Weren't Asked During the 2012 Presidential Debates and Are Unlikely to Be Asked in 2016.

Ellen Cantarow and Alison Rose Levy: A Fukushima on the Hudson?

April 2016

The Growing Dangers of India Point.

Joaquin Sapien: Trial and Error: Report Says Prosecutors Rarely Pay Price for Mistakes and Misconduct

April 2016

Who's Punishing the Punishers?

Sigal Samuel: The Mystics of Mile End

March 2016

Claire Schwartz interviews Sigal Samuel about Kabbalah, queer Jews, and religion as literature.

Robert Reich: Why the Major Media Marginalize Bernie

March 2016

The myopia of mainstream media outlets when reporting on Bernie Sanders.

Gregory D. Foster: Pentagon Excess Has Fueled a Civil-Military Crisis

March 2016

How civilian control of the military has become a fantasy.

Tana Wojczuk: The Riddle of Trevor Nunn’s Pericles

March 2016

Is Shakespeare Dead?:A production of Shakespeare’s Pericles offers both promise and frustration.

Robert Reich: How the People’s Party Prevailed in 2020

March 2016

Imagining the electoral success of the People's Party in 2020.

Lauren Kirchner: What’s the Evidence Mass Surveillance Works? Not Much

March 2016

Officials are again pointing to the need for mass surveillance to take down terrorists. Here's what we know about how well it works.

Ratik Asokan: The Reality of Conjecture

March 2016

Asghar Farhadi’s cinematic legacy.

Selin Gökcesu: On Ankara

March 2016

When a bombing hits home.

Tanya Golash-Boza: Day of the Demagogue

March 2016

Trumpian Deportation Fantasies and American Realities.

Daniel José Older: This Far: Notes on Love and Revolution

March 2016

Protest, marriage, and migration in an age of ongoing crisis.

Ed Winstead: Tearing Down the Walls

March 2016

A new film takes a novel approach to Grove Press publisher Barney Rosset's life and legacy.

Patricia Smith: Bazooka Smackdown

March 2016

The Kiss: An unwanted embrace in a high school stairwell.

James Orbesen: Comically Real

March 2016

Ideology and aesthetic essentialism in super hero films.