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.
Our friends abroad give the network the derision and the mockery it deserves.
From Ferguson to France, pliable racial categories are used to mark who counts as fully human—and who does not.
Uber and Airbnb monetize the desperation of people in the post-crisis economy while sounding generous—and evoke a fantasy of community in an atomized population.
What the rise of the app-based cab service says about the future of work in America
As Alexander leaves prison for house arrest, it’s time to question the system that turns women into criminals for trying to stay alive.
The election was a triumph for anti-austerity politics and a rejection of corruption. Now comes the hard part.
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.
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.