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

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 07:00

The Islamic State seizes Palmyra, McDonald’s employees protest in Chicago, and the brains of nine animals are found on a street in New York

[Commentary ] | Part of the Problem, by Christopher Beha

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 12:10

Jonathan Chait’s flawed attack on David Bromwich’s critique of Barack Obama’s presidency

[Postcard ] | Uprooted, by Alyssa Pelish

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 11:30

The destruction of Istanbul’s ancient urban gardens.

[Weekly Review ] | Weekly Review, by Ryann Liebenthal

Tue, 05/19/2015 - 07:00

An Amtrak train derails, a Bangladeshi blogger is hacked to death, and an African-American boy who was maced at an anti–police-brutality protest is grateful he wasn’t shot

[Postcard ] | Kid Chocolate’s Place, by Jason Novak

Thu, 05/14/2015 - 07:00

Fight night at a gym in Havana

[Editor's Note ] | Introducing the June Issue, by Ellen Rosenbush

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 10:04

David Bromwich reflects on Barack Obama’s presidency, Antonia Juhasz follows the trail of BP’s oil in the Gulf of Mexico, Ian Buruma asks why Thailand keeps turning to military rule, and more

[Weekly Review ] | Weekly Review, by Matthew Sherrill

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 07:00

David Cameron is reelected, a Maryland police officer is accused of biting a man in the testicles, and a school teachers allegedly burns “I [heart] Mom” into his students’ arms

[Postcard ] | The Barracks Are Cast of Iron, by R. W. McMorrow

Thu, 05/07/2015 - 07:00

Working in a Chinese foam factory

[Weekly Review ] | Weekly Review, by Joe Kloc

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 07:00

Riots break out in Baltimore, gunmen attack an anti-Muslim conference, and two tortoises set a building on fire 

[Commentary ] | A Legitimate Distinction, by Christopher Beha

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 11:53

In defense of the PEN America Center’s decision to give Charlie Hebdo its Freedom of Expression Courage Award

[Special Feature ] | Saving Nelvana, by Soraya Roberts

Thu, 04/30/2015 - 07:00

The search for Canada’s first female superhero

[Weekly Review ] | Weekly Review, by Camille Bromley

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 07:00

The Calbuco volcano erupts in Chile, the country of Liberland is founded, and a woman is convicted of killing her handymen and feeding them to pigs 

[Postcard ] | Driving the San Joaquin Valley, by Aaron Gilbreath

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 07:00

An afternoon with Starbucks customers in the armpit of California.

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

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 07:00

A suicide bomber kills 35 people at a bank in Jalalabad, Hillary Clinton doesn’t tip at Chipotle, and a chiropractor admits to bartering treatments for sex

[Publisher's Note ] | The Grind and the Gun, by John R. MacArthur

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 14:51

“Attributing white-on-black violence entirely to racism misses the larger problems that poorer people face in this country. They suffer a thousand cuts that never get talked about, except when the victims bleed to death.”

[Editor's Note ] | Introducing the May Issue, by Ellen Rosenbush

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 08:30

Petra Bartosiewicz investigates William Bratton’s data-driven policing tactics, Kent Meyers follows particle physicists on their quest for dark matter, and more

[Weekly Review ] | Weekly Review, by Sara Breselor

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 07:00

Michael Slager is charged with murder, Hillary Clinton declares her candidacy for president, and a Utah television personality gets probation for kicking a barn owl

[From the Magazine ] | Eight Years of Hill?, by Doug Henwood

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 09:49

No way, no how!

[Postcard ] | Vegas Odds, by John Paul Rollert

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 07:00

An evening of gambling with the “Johnny Lunch Buckets” at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino.

[Weekly Review ] | Weekly Review, by Joe Kloc

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 07:00

Goodluck Jonathan becomes the first Nigerian president to lose an election, Boy Scouts hires its first openly gay camp counselor in New York, and a study finds that people who love grilled cheese have more sex