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New Delhi, India, January 22, 2014

Why does the belief that women are safest when secluded still hold sway in India?

Yes, it humanizes the women held in Litchfield Penitentiary—but it laughs at the idea that they could change anything about their circumstances.

Cheney and Friends

Since 9/11, power-hungry political leaders have eviscerated the First Amendment—and we’ve allowed them to do it.

President Michelle Bachelet’s reforms look good on paper—so why are tens of thousands of students taking to the streets to protest them?

Galeano

Professional soccer does everything to castrate its own energy of happiness, but it survives in spite of all the spites.

A new graphic novel documents the intense legal wranglings inside one of the most important trials of the Internet age.

Letters

Does a by-the-numbers advice column really give advice?

Hagar school

This latest evidence of hatred is an alarming reminder of how a wonderful educational project continues to stand on precarious ground.

Campus

Virtually everyone agrees the system is broken. But while some feminists want colleges to deliver justice, others argue it’s just not their job. Who is right?

Blogs

Eric writes from Paris on the Big Man and Reed takes on the media's smear campaign against public unions.

June 24, 2011

Adrian Gonzalez will be at the 2011 All-Star Game in Arizona. That's good news for Major League Baseball and bad news for immigrant rights activists.

June 24, 2011

In essence, the FBI UCR is playing a numbers game where they are crunching rape statistics to shape their reports into what they want them to be, rather than what they actually are.

June 23, 2011

The social, cultural and political potential of millions of plugged-in Muslims creating and shaping their own narratives is both titillating and promising.

June 23, 2011

Most recent graduates are entering the “real world” only to find a pathetic job market coupled with a national average of $24,000 in student debt.

June 22, 2011

In a time of increasing challenges to press freedoms and in the face of Republican scrutiny, Michael Copps—an unfamiliar name to many—heads the FCC with integrity and tenacity, speaking up for those whose voices are rarely heard.

June 22, 2011

Liza Featherstone explains how Wal-Mart systematically discriminates against women, resists unionization and underpays its workers.

June 21, 2011

Hardly a week goes by without threats or violence at a youth baseball or soccer game, usually involving not kids but adults.

June 21, 2011

On June 20th, 1967, Muhammad Ali was sentenced to five years in a federal prison. He didn't blink.

June 20, 2011

Clarence Clemons could talk, both musically and verbally. 

June 18, 2011