Robert Reich: Who to Tax, Polluters or Students?July 2013
Why Republican congressmen want to tax college students to pay down the deficit.
Jacqueline Feldman: Pride in ParisJuly 2013
At this year's Gay Pride march in Paris, homophobia has its own flag.
Joaquin Sapien: Boys in Custody and the Women Who Abuse ThemJuly 2013
In the prisoner-guard relationship, there's no such thing as consensual sex.
Tom Engelhardt: The Dictionary of the Global War on You (GWOY)July 2013
Vocabulary for life in the surveillance state.
Jennifer MacKenzie: Waiting for AtaturkJuly 2013
On Taksim, tear gas, and loving a tyrant because he feeds you.
Ethel Rohan: Goodnight NobodyJuly 2013
He leaned back into his driver’s seat, closed his eyes, and waited to feel something for the dead man.
Robert Reich: The Truth About Immigration Reform and the EconomyJuly 2013
Contrary to what critics say, immigration reform will reap economic benefits for all Americans.
Peter Van Buren: Edward Snowden’s Long FlightJuly 2013
What a whistleblower thinks a fellow whistleblower might have thought.
Michael Grabell: The ExpendablesJuly 2013
The temp workers who power giant corporations are getting crushed.
Rachel Riederer: Texas Hold UpBy Rachel Riederer
A play-by-play of Wendy Davis’s filibuster, and why it made such great, heartening, and depressing absurdity TV.
Patrick Wrigley: Menace to SocietyBy Patrick Wrigley
The protests in Turkey, and the government’s response, highlight a problem more complex than a single micro-managing autocrat.
Nikole Hannah-Jones: Affirmative Action RefocusedJune 2013
Following the Fisher v. University of Texas ruling, some call for class-based affirmative action. However, critics warn that may be the end of black and Latino representation in American colleges.
Genevieve Walker: Maglia Ciclamino—Dino Buzzati’s Giro d’ItaliaJune 2013
Dino Buzzati’s masterpiece of sports journalism, an account of the 1949 Giro d’Italia, has been unjustly forgotten.
Rebecca Solnit: Welcome to the (Don’t Be) Evil EmpireJune 2013
How Silicon Valley is running the world, and destroying San Francisco.
Taxcast: The G8 Summit Takes on Tax HavensJune 2013
While the world waits for reform, the Taxcast looks at how some countries are finding creative ways around the current global tax system.
Trevor Paglen: Turnkey Tyranny, Surveillance and the Terror StateBy Trevor Paglen
We’re not moving toward a surveillance state; we live in the heart of one.
Nathalie Handal: Last Night in San Pedro de MacorísJune 2013
Some people like ideas, others like motion, some like one woman, others roam.
Chip Ward: Trek West for the Big PictureJune 2013
By now you know that you woke up this morning on an overheated planet of slums threatened by ecological collapse. So let’s get right to the point: what do we do about it?
Pepe Escobar: The Chimerica DreamJune 2013
Two nations, two dreams, one Pacific
Joaquin Sapien: Will Probe of Cop’s Cases Extend to Prosecutors?June 2013
An investigation into dozens of potentially wrongful convictions could affect top New York State judges and lawyers.
Sherwin Bitsui: Sounds Like WaterJune 2013
Tomas Hachard talks with the award-winning poet about 'border poetry,' cultural access, and the politics of writing about nature.
Jaswinder Bolina: Avoiding the ObviousJune 2013
Poet Jaswinder Bolina discusses writing about race, the process of being translated, and more.
Robert Reich: Why the GOP Can’t LearnJune 2013
Will the Republican Party ever learn from its mistakes?
Tracy Weber, Charles Ornstein and Jennifer LaFleur: ‘Extreme’ PrescribersJune 2013
An Inspector General's report faults Medicare for not tracking abuses in prescriptions.
Jillian Steinhauer: Hannah Arendt’s Passionate ThinkingJune 2013
Margarethe von Trotta’s biopic yields an insight that’s fresher than “the banality of evil,” and just as true.
Nick Turse: The Terror DiasporaJune 2013
The U.S. military and the unraveling of Africa.
Theodoric Meyer and Peter Maass: No Warrant, No ProblemJune 2013
How the government can get your digital data.
Kiran Herbert: Portland and Portlandia, Two Worlds of WhitenessJune 2013
Oregon’s liberal mecca was made white by explicitly bigoted laws, and its hometown satire white-washes race relations.
Ikhide Ikheloa: Notes from my Middle PassageJune 2013
Nothing could prepare me for America.
Tom Engelhardt: The Making of a Global Security StateJune 2013
The five uncontrollable urges of a secrecy-surveillance world.
Rebecca Solnit: The Far North of ExperienceJune 2013
In praise of darkness (and light).
Joaquin Sapien: Objection OverruledJune 2013
Top prosecutor must testify in wrongful conviction case.
Ocean Vuong: I Remember AnywayBy Ocean Vuong
Remember. You are already Vietnamese.
Leah Carroll: They Wanted Beautiful, Gorgeous ThingsJune 2013
The teen crime ring that robbed Hollywood’s starlets, and the infinite media loops who love them.
Editors’ Picks: Reading About RaceJune 2013
Guernica's staff brings you their favorite writing on race, in America and beyond.
Zahir Janmohamed: Writer of ColorBy Zahir Janmohamed
On being asked to speak for a whole community and region rather than yourself.
Caroline Cooper: The Act of Seeing The Act of KillingJune 2013
A new documentary on Indonesia’s 1965-66 anti-communist genocide is taking the international festival circuit by storm. But in the country that most needs to see it, the film is underground, its crew largely anonymous.
Michael Grabell: Walmart Accepted Clothing from Banned Bangladesh FactoriesJune 2013
The world's largest retailer last month released a list of more than two hundred factories it said it had barred from producing its merchandise.
Chase Madar: How Dystopian Secrecy Contributes to Clueless WarsJune 2013
The future of U.S. security depends on freeing Bradley Manning, not punishing him.
Robert Reich: A National Economic Strategy For Better JobsJune 2013
Job creation has stalled since the Great Recession but there's plenty to be done to change that.