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[Context ] | Beyond the Broken Window, by Petra Bartosiewicz

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 12:49

William Bratton and the new police state

[Postcard ] | The Transhistorical Moment, by Rachel Poser

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 11:00

A museum’s misguided attempt to rescue the past

[Conversation ] | Murky Waters, by John R. MacArthur

Tue, 09/20/2016 - 12:59

Harper’s Magazine writer David Gargill on General Electric’s failed Hudson River cleanup

[Weekly Review ] | Weekly Review, by Stephanie McFeeters

Tue, 09/20/2016 - 11:34

A homemade bomb explodes under a dumpster in New York City, Donald Trump admits U.S. president Barack Obama was born in America, and a fertility doctor in Indiana is accused of artificially inseminating his patients with his own sperm

[Editor's Note ] | Inside the October Issue, by James Marcus

Thu, 09/15/2016 - 17:21

Robert Sullivan on the cult of Hamilton, Walter Kirn on the Republican National Convention, Rachel Nolan on El Salvador’s anti-abortion machinery, a story by Joyce Carol Oates, and more

[Art Sketch ] | Self Help, by Ron Padgett

Wed, 09/14/2016 - 07:00

From How to Be Perfect: An Illustrated Guide, with words by Ron Padgett and illustrations by Jason Novak.

[Weekly Review ] | Weekly Review, by Elettra Pauletto

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 15:37

Russian forces launch airstrikes in Syria, Hillary Clinton gets pneumonia, and a woman in Oklahoma marries her daughter

[Context ] | The General Electric Superfraud, by David Gargill

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 14:34

Why the Hudson River will never run clean

[Postcard ] | Vote, Sing, Breathe, by Alison Kinney

Thu, 09/08/2016 - 15:02

The art of protest

[Weekly Review ] | Weekly Review, by Marisa Nakasone

Wed, 09/07/2016 - 10:33

North Korea fires three ballistic missiles toward the Sea of Japan, millions of honeybees die in South Carolina, and JetBlue puts an unaccompanied minor on the wrong flight

[Art Monday Gallery ] | A Secretary Bird and a Cock of the Rock, by admin

Mon, 09/05/2016 - 07:00

?A secretary bird, 1870, and a Guianan cock of the rock, 1862–64, reproduced in Remarkable Birds, which was published this month by Thames & Hudson. Artwork © The British Library Board

[Postcard ] | At the Salton Sea, by Jenny Zhang

Thu, 09/01/2016 - 15:16

Road-tripping to the end of the world

[Excerpt ] | The Rainmaker’s Flood, by Jennifer Kabat

Wed, 08/31/2016 - 11:35

The quest to control the weather

[Weekly Review ] | Weekly Review, by Rachel Poser

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 16:32

An earthquake kills 290 people in Italy, Egypt’s police use Grindr, and a dog is elected mayor of a town in Minnesota for the second time.

[Context ] | It’s Not How They Say It, by Yvonne E. (Yvonne Ewing) Keairns

Fri, 08/26/2016 - 10:43

From an interview with a girl in a reintegration program for former child soldiers in Colombia.

[Weekly Review ] | Weekly Review, by Matthew Hickey

Thu, 08/25/2016 - 15:38

The Olympic Games end, 500 civilians are killed in Syria, and a study finds that humans are concerned about hurting robots’ feelings