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Books and the Arts

If you missed the 1995 CUNY "Question of Identity" conference, the issue
of October magazine devoted to it, the "remarkable" essay on the
same subject in Diacritics or--even worse

How the discovery of police archives has altered the memory of political atrocities in Guatemala.

K. Anis Ahmed’s stringent tales of life in the sprawling capital of Bangladesh.


News and Analysis

In his years as a state legislator, Walker repeatedly pushed for higher incarceration and a bigger role for the private prison industry.

The romance in the film isn’t perverse—and that’s the problem.

(Photo by Lynne Graves/Sojourner Truth Memorial - Florence, CC BY-NC 2.0)

No economic opportunity agenda for women can be complete without Black women’s needs, experiences and dreams at the forefront.

The issues that matter most to Americans won’t be adequately explored by a coronation of Hillary Clinton.

Gaza City

The first quarter-century of crisis over eastern Mediterranean natural gas has been nothing but prelude.

As ignorant armies clash by night, civilians bear the brunt of a collapsing economy.

Fifty years after the first US troops came ashore at Da Nang, the Vietnamese are still coping with unexploded bombs and Agent Orange.



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