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The Journal of Wild Culture
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Where Walking Takes Us
Fascination with a spring flower leads to an unexpected rumination on what separates us from ourselves. By Kelly Garriott Waite.
Helping Ruins Evolve
A review of Caitlin DeSilvey’s new book, Curated Decay: Heritage Beyond Saving. By Brian Fawcett.
Ballsing it out on the edge of a Precipice
A freestyle adventure tale, 'The Ewe Stone' . . . a mountaineer's solo climb goes seriously strange. By Mark Goodwin.
IN the news these days . . .
Developing stories that navigate the edge.
Researching our response to horrors — why it matters now
A psychotherapist and writer on social movements traces the emotional legacy of authoritarian rule. By Chellis Glendinning.
Simplest Chicken Mole Verde Recipe Ever! (Maybe)
An easy version of a classic Mexican dish — one of Oaxaca's 'seven moles' — with chicken. By Whitney Smith and Marie Flores Urtado.
When Big is Beautiful: Campaign Organizing
Two architects of Bernie Sanders' national, volunteer-driven grassroots campaign make the case for a new approach. By Becky Bond & Zack Exley.
What Might Have Been: Reflections on 1970s Afghanistan
The tragic case study of Afghanistan before blowback. By Chris Lowry.
"One touch of nature makes the whole world kin"
"The woman looked up at me and said, in some kind of broken English, 'Did you see it? Was it …?'" A vacation report by Fred Fiske.
Changing vista, changing eye
T. S. Eliot said poetry of the past evolves as new generations of readers consume it. Looking around, how is the landscape—and our perceptions of it—shifting with time? By Ken Worpole and Jason Orton.
Raising memory from a fallen house
A Danish conceptual artist crafts a talisman for a new home. By Daniel Seferian Spies.
End of an Era in Ecuador
More complicated than your usual South American political battle? Absolutely yes, no and maybe. By James McEnteer.
Walking the Soul Edge of Dance
A choreographer presents evidence of a dancing life. By Patricia Beatty, with photographs by Cylla von Tiedemann.
Official journal of the Society for the Preservation of Wild Culture