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

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 08:00

Boko Haram attacks Maiduguri, Nigeria, winter storm Juno blankets the northeastern United States, and a Chihuahua in Idaho gets gender reassignment surgery

[Conversation ] | Absent Victims, by Joshua Jelly-Schapiro

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 08:00

Joshua Oppenheimer, the director of The Act of Killing, discusses his follow-up documentary, The Look of Silence, about those who survived the Indonesian genocide of 1965

[Postcard ] | Bloc Party, by Matthew Brunwasser

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 12:15

Chalga music, a blend of Turkish rhythms, Balkan folk, and Europop, has become a polarizing force in the Bulgarian town of Dimitrovgrad, where many residents long for their socialist past

[Official Business ] | Talking Torture, by Harper's Magazine

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 16:33

Join Scott Horton, a Harper’s Magazine contributing editor, and Mark Krotov, a senior editor at Melville House, for a discussion of the CIA torture report

[Weekly Review ] | Weekly Review, by Sara Breselor

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 08:00

The Pope says climate change is mostly man made, Al Qaeda claims responsibility for the attack on Charlie Hebdo, and residents of a town in Denmark agree to have sex more often

[Heart of Empire ] | Clerical Oversight, by Andrew Cockburn

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 14:07

The Jihadist leader no one wants to touch

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

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 11:20

Christopher Ketcham investigates Cliven Bundy’s years-long battle with the BLM, Michael Ames examines the economics of incarceration, Annie Murphy reflects on Bolivia’s lost coast, and more

[Publisher's Note ] | America’s Peculiar Political Correctness, by John R. MacArthur

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 15:58

“I don’t see how you can properly cover a news story without showing the reader or viewer one of the key elements that made the story a story ”

[Weekly Review ] | Weekly Review, by Elias Tezapsidis

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 08:00

Boko Haram raids 16 villages in Nigeria, a bomb is detonated outside an NAACP office in Colorado, and a Muslim cleric bans snowmen.

[Official Business ] | The Art of Outrage, by Harper’s Magazine

Thu, 01/08/2015 - 15:57

We defend Charlie Hebdo’s right to publish its cartoons—and our right to critique them.

[Weekly Review ] | Weekly Review, by Joe Kloc

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 08:00

Palestine is denied statehood, the NYPD stops worry about minor criminal offenses, and a farmer slaughters half of his herd of Nazi-bred cows

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

Tue, 12/30/2014 - 08:00

The United States ends the war in Afghanistan, Putin cancels Christmas for Russian ministers, and a woman in Japan is indicted on charges of obscenity for building a kayak that looks like her vagina

[Close Reading ] | Time Out of Joint In Richard McGuire’s Here, by Tim Peters

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 08:00

“One learns about the characters the way a machine would, by analyzing discrete moments of their lives, like a search engine combing for patterns.”

[Weekly Review ] | Weekly Review, by Sara Breselor

Tue, 12/23/2014 - 08:00

North Korea attacks the U.S. film industry, Pakistan reinstates the death penalty, and a Pennsylvania electrician stabs a Virgin Mary lawn ornament in the head

[Publisher's Note ] | Amid redactions and monotony, reckless CIA cruelty, by John R. MacArthur

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 15:24

The massive prose work does possess a certain irony and subtlety, as well as a sickening urgency, which make it worth reading as a book, rather than as an accumulation of outrageous facts.”

[Supplemental Reading ] | Battlefield Worth, by Sam Frank

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 12:00

Occupy goes to TechCrunch Disrupt      

[Weekly Review ] | Weekly Review, by Camille Bromley

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 08:00

The Senate Intelligence Committee reports on CIA torture, Greenpeace defaces the Nazca Lines, and Putin’s tiger is filmed killing a dog

[Heart of Empire ] | Borderline Euphoric, by Andrew Cockburn

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 16:46

Cold War II gets a bipartisan welcome

[Editor's Note ] | Introducing the January 2015 Issue, by Ellen Rosenbush

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 15:32

Jen Percy examines women’s rights in liberated Afghanistan, Sam Frank hangs out with Silicon Valley’s apocalyptic libertarians, Emily Witt analyzes Pinochet’s legacy in Chile, and more

[Weekly Review ] | Weekly Review, by Ryann Liebenthal

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 08:00

Americans protest police brutality, 188 Muslim Brotherhood supporters are sentenced to death in Egypt, and 14 people are arrested for using the Domino’s pizza-ordering app to test stolen credit card numbers.