Is the revival of a dead language breathing new life into the humanities?
MoMA’s “Forever Now” trumpets art with a shallow sense of tradition.
Reconsidering how the Middle East was transformed by World War I.
The election was a triumph for anti-austerity politics and a rejection of corruption. Now comes the hard part.
From Ferguson to France, pliable racial categories are used to mark who counts as fully human—and who does not.
The complex federal project of the EU has proven fragile in the absence of a strong external threat.
From criminal justice to workers’ and voting rights to campaign finance, it has defied customs that buttress the Court’s legitimacy.
Obama’s foreign policy may be lackluster—but at least it’s better than Bush’s “visionary” drive towards world dominion.
Our friends abroad give the network the derision and the mockery it deserves.
The historic US nuclear testing site is taking its case for disarmament to the International Court of Justice.
We can no longer hope to address the climate crisis, or our deep social ills, by working strictly within the system. We must change the system itself.