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An Armenian-American writer asks if the Armenian obsession with genocide recognition is worth its emotional and psychological price.

With his cutouts, Henri Matisse tried to free himself from gravity.

Awakening a sense of wonder and flooding a cinema with crucial realities.

Ebooks - Molly Ivins

News and Analysis

For years, radioactive waste has seeped into swampland, canals—even drinking water. Now a few families are fighting to hold the polluters accountable.

The New York Times columnist discusses his new book, Fire Shut Up in My Bones.

Catalans are fed up with Madrid’s austerity and corruption—making November’s referendum nonbinding has only postponed the confrontation.

Does higher education in America offer young women a ticket to the middle class—or entrench class divisions that are only getting wider?

Rick Weiland

The Democratic Senate candidate's prairie populism has made him competitive in this red state.

Ganz seems to think my book blames technology alone for the Internet’s failure to democratize politics. That’s far from the case.

Kailash Satyarthi

The Indian Nobel Peace Prize winner has repeatedly risked his life fighting child labor and sweatshop abuses.




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