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Anybody with any power these days wants to take us backward, it seems. The next director of the United States environmental agency wants to...

The vote to end all votes

What’s really motivating popular outrage against democratic institutions?

Fresh Paint

The Akre Syrian Refugee Camp in northern Iraq used to be a Saddam Hussein prison and intelligence center. And for a long time, it...

Think we should ‘Coexist’? Prove it.

For a long-haired hippie like myself, visiting a liberal enclave like Yellow Springs, Ohio, on a family holiday after this state and our country...

The dons are gone, but nouveau mobsters are ripping off India

MUMBAI The high-rise projects of Antop Hill, a neighborhood in the heart of Mumbai, were built to cope with a city whose population exploded through...

They don’t want food, they want seeds

Distrustful of institutions, Haitians say they only need the raw resources to help themselves.

The Dancing Dead

“When I talk to somebody dead downstairs, I tell him, ‘I’m alone. I’m alone.’ So they can join me.”

After Ashley

When their daugher died in the Iraq war, everything came undone.