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[Weekly Review ] | Weekly Review, by Miranda Popkey

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 08:00

Vladimir Putin’s political adversary is assassinated, Venezuela bans George Bush and Dick Cheney from entering the country, and two people in Seoul are swallowed by a sinkhole

[Special Feature ] | Burn After Reading, by Gabriel Thompson

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 08:00

In 1971, William Powell published The Anarchist Cookbook, a guide to making bombs and drugs at home. He spent the next four decades fighting to take it out of print.

[Publisher's Note ] | French Fiction Reveals Faux Democracy, by John R. MacArthur

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 15:00

“Houellebecq, who is neither radical nor left-wing, understands perfectly France’s political elites and its duped and disempowered electorate.”

[Weekly Review ] | Weekly Review, by Matthew Sherrill

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 08:30

Egypt launches an airstrike against alleged Islamic State affiliates in Libya, a stampede kills 17 in Haiti, and 15 towns in New York threaten to secede 

[Postcard ] | Going to Mount Hermon, by Chaz Reetz-Laiolo

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 10:00

Rocket fire, soldiers, and day-tripping skiers collide in the contested borderland between Israel, Syria, and Lebanon.

[Weekly Review ] | Weekly Review, by Ryann Liebenthal

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 08:00

A Muslim family is killed over a parking space in North Carolina, Netflix launches in Cuba, and an Indian woman who is 95 percent genetically male gives birth to twins

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

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 11:00

Esther Kaplan investigates workplace spying, Leslie Jamison ponders the allure of life after death, John Crowley discusses what it means to be well read, and more

[Weekly Review ] | Weekly Review, by Camille Bromley

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 08:00

Islamic State militants execute a Jordanian pilot, archeologists find a “rape dungeon” beneath a former reform school in Florida, and police in Vietnam admit to burying thousands of live cats

[Weekly Review ] | Weekly Review, by Joe Kloc

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 08:00

Islamic State militants behead a second Japanese hostage, Mitt Romney decides not to run for president, and a 29-year-old Romanian man is unable to sell his virginity in a local newspaper

[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