Laura Zabel: Art as ActivismDecember 2015
A look at creative humanitarian projects happening around the world
Aaron Bady: Once is a Mistake, Twice is JazzDecember 2015
Fiston Mwanza Mujila’s Tram 83 is essentially an unfinished metal structure.
Kenneth R. Rosen: The Case for ExpungementDecember 2015
Police records can haunt a lifetime, but they don’t have to.
Arvind Badrinarayanan: In Conflict With DiseaseDecember 2015
Boundaries are drawn, and erased, by disease rather than man-made warfare—but no one seems to have noticed.
Franco Galdini: Kyrgyz Mercenary, Friend or Foe?December 2015
Russia’s long shadow over Central Asia.
Ed Winstead: Approaching Donald JuddDecember 2015
An exhibition of the artist's Cor-ten steel sculptures offers a meditative experience.
Andrew S. Lewis: Wilson and the Racial Equality ClauseDecember 2015
What are we celebrating when we memorialize world leaders?
James Orbesen: The Force of GreedDecember 2015
When art becomes just another trusted brand
Will McGrath: The Noose in HentiesbaaiDecember 2015
Apartheid, Germans, and genocide in Namibia
Francisco Cantú: Mission TrailDecember 2015
Boundaries of Nations: In the borderlands of northern Mexico, a legacy of violence.
Jonathan Weisman: A Britain Beyond CostumeDecember 2015
Boundaries of Nations: The UK isn't like Downton Abbey anymore.
Juliana Farha: CrushedDecember 2015
To occupy words.
Tavares Strachan: The Breaking is the FixingDecember 2015
The artist discusses his new show on the chemist Rosalind Franklin, the nature of history, and the role of the internet in dismantling colonial legacies.
Megan Stielstra: Teaching Engagement, Teaching AwarenessDecember 2015
How an inclusive curriculum could be just the disruption American classrooms need.
Anya Groner: The Public Is UsDecember 2015
Reflections 100 years after Typhoid Mary’s quarantine on North Brother Island.
Nina Martin: For Abortion Providers, a Constant Barrage of Personalized HarassmentDecember 2015
Shootings like the one at a Colorado clinic are rare. Stalking, hate mail, and intimidating protests are the daily reality.
Tom Engelhardt: Apocalypse When?December 2015
Turning up the heat on history.
Maria Mitsora: GraceDecember 2015
Flash Fiction: Here where I find myself in a razor-sharp eternity, grant me one deep free breath.
Robert Reich: Fueling the FireDecember 2015
Are the GOP presidential candidates inspiring hate crimes?
David Cohen: The Abortion Clinic is a War ZoneDecember 2015
Nina Martin speaks with law professor, David Cohen, about the daily struggles of abortion providers
Katrina Woznicki: Can the Arts Provide What Schools Can’t?December 2015
Artists and community organizers discuss racial segregation, social justice, and filling in the gaps of our public school system.
Barbara Ehrenreich: Dead, White, and BlueDecember 2015
The great die-off of America's blue collar whites.
David Meanix: Face to FaceDecember 2015
What we don't talk about when we talk about HIV and AIDS.
Kurt Hollander: The Avatars Of The MartianNovember 2015
Do Hollywood blockbusters fuel corporate space exploitation?
Rebecca Gordon: Home, Sweet KleptocracyNovember 2015
Kabul in America
Stephen Engelberg: The Painting That Saved my Family from the HolocaustNovember 2015
A group of German journalists track the painting that saved a family
Omar Robert Hamilton: Welcome to LesvosNovember 2015
Two weeks as a volunteer at a refugee camp in Greece.
Luc Sante: My Method is the Magpie’sNovember 2015
The critic discusses his new book on the grittier side of Paris, and the effect terrorism might have on France.
Melissa R. Sipin: Scorched-EarthNovember 2015
Flash Fiction: I remember their voices. Hushed when the sun beat on our backs, loud when the moon returned, illuminating our darknesses.
Raad Rahman: Will I Die a Muslim?November 2015
The repercussions of being Muslim after the Paris Attacks