Laura Kasinof: The Violence Was Once MineApril 2016
A journalist confronts her feeling of helplessness in watching a war from afar
Andrew J. Bacevich: Writing a Blank Check on War for the PresidentApril 2016
How the United States Became a Prisoner of War and Congress Went MIA.
Tom Engelhardt: This Article Is Not About Donald TrumpApril 2016
Just kidding! Of course it is!
Joaquin Sapien: Investigation Exposes Failings of Oversight in NYC Group HomesApril 2016
City investigators say oversight was so lax at homes for juvenile offenders that violent episodes were “all but inevitable"
Brett Story: The Prison in 12 LandscapesApril 2016
Sabrina Alli interviews Brett Story about her latest film, which unearths the presence of the prison system in our everyday geographies.
ProPublica: Federal Government Finally Forgives Billions in Debt of Students Who’ve Become DisabledApril 2016
The move comes after a ProPublica investigation that documented how the government was making it hard for disabled borrowers to get their loans forgiven.
Jeffrey W. Rubin: Uneasy Democracies, North and SouthApril 2016
Both Brazil and the United States teeter on the brink of uncertain democratic futures.
William D. Hartung: How Not to Audit the PentagonApril 2016
Five decades later, the military waste machine is running full speed ahead."
Kamini Dandapani: Untimely MelodiesApril 2016
On Music: Introducing a new monthly series about music across cultures.
Megha Majumdar: Laughter as CriticismApril 2016
Notes from a School in Senegal
Michelle García: Me and Talese in the MiddleApril 2016
Confronting the legendary journalist after his recent controversial remarks.
Toni Nealie: DispersalApril 2016
An excerpt from Toni Nealie’s new book, The Miles Between Me
Prajna Desai: 3.11 still hauntsApril 2016
Art and photography five years after the tsunami.
Gillie Collins: Doug DuBois and the Photography of FamilyApril 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 SeaApril 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 GriefApril 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, 2013April 2016
A small tribute upon his death.
Ilyse Kusnetz: The Secret KissApril 2016
The Kiss: A kiss brings relief amidst a struggle.
Karen Kovacik: Scattering the DarkApril 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 FilmedApril 2016
A hospital in New York allowed a TV crew to film a patient's death without permission.
Anneke Rautenbach: In Deference to the HeadmasterApril 2016
Is sponsored content the death of journalism?
John Provost: Norma Rae Is Spinning in Her GraveApril 2016
Why Union organizing has become an uphill battle in the US.
Peter Van Buren: Back to the FutureApril 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 MisconductApril 2016
Who's Punishing the Punishers?
Sigal Samuel: The Mystics of Mile EndMarch 2016
Claire Schwartz interviews Sigal Samuel about Kabbalah, queer Jews, and religion as literature.
Robert Reich: Why the Major Media Marginalize BernieMarch 2016
The myopia of mainstream media outlets when reporting on Bernie Sanders.
Gregory D. Foster: Pentagon Excess Has Fueled a Civil-Military CrisisMarch 2016
How civilian control of the military has become a fantasy.
Tana Wojczuk: The Riddle of Trevor Nunn’s PericlesMarch 2016
Is Shakespeare Dead?:A production of Shakespeare’s Pericles offers both promise and frustration.
Robert Reich: How the People’s Party Prevailed in 2020March 2016
Imagining the electoral success of the People's Party in 2020.