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With the invention of drones, we crossed into a new frontier: killing that’s risk-free, remote, and detached from human cues.
Why do patriotic members of an elite combat unit refuse to serve in the occupied territories?
In a volatile era, OWS’s participatory democracy makes more sense than top-down government.
Forcing the Komen reversal was huge—but it was a campaign born of outrage, not ambitious vision.
The Occupy movement has been a seedbed of creativity. Now it needs to declare its values.
Obama’s abandonment of patient diplomacy—combined with Israel’s bellicose demands—has pushed us dangerously close to conflict.
The authors of Arizona’s new law want to collapse Latino identity into white American mythology.
Margaret Sanger’s legacy continues to haunt debates about abortion and family planning.
For the critic John Leonard, “books are where we go alone to complicate ourselves.”
Zoe Strauss has turned the streets of Philadelphia into a museum for her photography.
Timothy Pachirat’s gut-wrenching account of slaughterhouse work.
“Hell” in Iowa; Ron Paul's bedfellows