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photograph by Camilo José Vergara, of a Los Angeles mural by Debbie Husband
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Fifty years after the March on Washington, Dr. King’s most famous speech, like his own political legacy, is widely misunderstood.
On city walls across the country, muralists and street artists depict him as a statesman, visionary, hero and martyr.
How low-wage food service workers are serving up justice.
His candidacy is an opportunity for New Yorkers to reimagine their city in boldly progressive ways.
As the old journalism dies, what does the Bezos era portend?
Two photographers focus on the difficulties of putting words to what one sees.
Wake Up and Live! reveals the connection between the radical individualism of 1930s self-help manuals and fascist politics.
Johann Gottlieb Fichte undertook a pure search for truth. He also distrusted international markets. Does that make him an ancestor to anti-globalization activists?
An online dustup between two pop star penseurs shows them staggering through afterlives.
Big Brother: watching, listening and…; nukes on our mind
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