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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.
It’s time to start enforcing Section 2 of the Fourteenth Amendment.
His essays on police brutality still burn hot, but his understanding of sex, self-knowledge and power demand equal attention now.
A musical project of maddening ambition unearths—and invents—a gay history of America.
Historians are losing their audience, and searching for the next trend won’t win it back.
Democracy floats on currents of change. Is it ever capable of managing them?
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