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[Weekly Review ] | Weekly Review, by Joe Kloc

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 14:19

A man sets himself on fire at the Republican National Convention, the Georgia Court of Appeals rules that taking up-skirt photos is legal, and a police officer in Colorado fires a bullet directly into the barrel of a suspect’s gun

[Editor's Note ] | Inside the August Issue, by Ellen Rosenbush

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 14:35

Martin Amis on the rise of Trump, Tom Wolfe on the origins of speech, Art Spiegelman on Si Lewen, fiction by Diane Williams, and more

[Weekly Review ] | Weekly Review, by Stephanie McFeeters

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 10:54

A man in Nice kills 84 people with a refrigerated truck, Japan’s Emperor Akihito announces that he will abdicate the Chrysanthemum Throne, and McDonald’s blocks porn sites from its Wi-Fi networks

[Postcard ] | Dorchester County, by Katie Ryder

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 13:11

“The injuries of slavery and its aftermath are palpable across these villages and farm communities, and the region’s relationship with Tubman’s legacy, and that of the Underground Railroad is, to the outsider, surprisingly fraught.”

[Weekly Review ] | Weekly Review, by Matthew Sherrill

Tue, 07/12/2016 - 12:46

Philando Castile and Alton Sterling are killed by police officers, Donald Trump says Saddam Hussein was good at fighting terrorism, and a woman in Florida hits her boyfriend with her baby

[Publisher's Note ] | A Night of Political Theater, by John R. MacArthur

Thu, 07/07/2016 - 17:26

“In the next four months, Hillary Clinton will be promoted as a female pioneer. But she’ll also be ridiculed as a caricature of feminine success, a woman who owes everything to her husband and is at the same time constantly humiliated in the light of his past infidelities.”

[Weekly Review ] | Weekly Review, by Matthew Hickey

Thu, 07/07/2016 - 07:00

The Islamic State kills more than 200 people in Baghdad, NASA’s Juno spacecraft enters Jupiter’s orbit, and an English stallion gets hair extensions

[Postcard ] | A Lap Around Indy, by John Paul Rollert

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 07:00

“These tributes to Manifest Destiny are earnest and essentially staid, but the informal celebrations on the eve of the race have a temper and tang to them epitomized by one shirt I saw on Georgetown Road, the main drag at Indy. ‘Back to Back’ it said on top, ‘World War Champs’ on the bottom, with Old Glory in between.”

[Weekly Review ] | Weekly Review, by Sharon J. Riley

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 07:00

The United Kingdom votes to leave the European Union, Donald Trump fires his campaign manager, and a man named Larry Gambles wins the lottery for the second time

[Context ] | Europe’s Hamilton Moment, by Harper's Magazine

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 12:42

The euro and its discontents

[Context ] | The City That Bleeds, by Lawrence Jackson

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 10:04

Freddie Gray and the makings of an American uprising

[Context ] | How to Make Your Own AR-15, by Dan Baum

Fri, 06/17/2016 - 14:27

A gunman kills 49 people with an AR-15 assault rifle at an Orlando nightclub; Dan Baum investigates whether gun-control laws could ever stop the weapon from proliferating