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[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

[Weekly Review ] | Weekly Review, by Winston Choi-Schagrin

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 07:00

Utah reinstates the firing squad, the United Kingdom holds its first same-sex prison wedding, and Pope Francis announces he will auction off a Kia Soul

[Conversation ] | On Death, by Clancy Martin

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 13:45

“I think that the would-be suicide needs, more than anything else, to talk to a person like you, who has had to fight for life.”

[Postcard ] | On Broadway, by Adrian Kneubuhl

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 07:00

“On and on the story went. I had trouble taking notes. Yet I saw that there was a glow in his eyes—a special little twinkle—and I began to feel suspicious.”

[Weekly Review ] | Weekly Review, by Miranda Popkey

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 07:00

The Islamic State kills at least 20 foreign tourists in Tunisia, the first prime minister of Singapore dies, and customs agents in Lebanon seize 30 crates of radioactive maxi pads

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

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 15:05

“Emanuel’s position in the local party is insecure because he was not raised in the machine, or, for that matter, in a working-class city neighborhood.”

[Heart of Empire ] | War by Remote, by Andrew Cockburn

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 12:51

How armchair generals pretend they’re on the front lines.

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

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 07:00

The Taliban blows up two Christian churches in Pakistan, Vladimir Putin disappears for ten days, and Pope Francis says he misses eating pizza

[Official Business ] | Radio Hustle, by Harper’s Magazine

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 03:01

Listen to the broadcast version of “American Hustle,” Alexandra Starr’s story, for the April 2015 issue of Harper’s Magazine, about how elite youth basketball exploits African athletes.

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

Thu, 03/12/2015 - 07:00

Fenton Johnson ponders the dignity of solitude, Andrew Cockburn investigates the incompetence of Citigroup, Rebecca Solnit argues that high school should be abolished, and more

[Weekly Review ] | Weekly Review, by Joe Kloc

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 07:00

The Department of Justice clears Darren Wilson of violating Michael Brown’s civil rights, the U.S. ambassador to South Korea is stabbed in the face, and a woman beats up her friend for sitting on a hamburger

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

Sat, 03/07/2015 - 08:00

Join Scott Horton and Andrew Sullivan for a discussion about the U.S. intelligence community.

[Conversation ] | Cuckoo Spit and Ski Jumps, by Christopher Cox

Fri, 03/06/2015 - 08:00

Michael Paterniti discusses “Driving Mr. Albert,” a story he wrote for Harper’s, in 1997, about driving across America with Albert Einstein’s brain.