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A Looser Kind of Disciplined Parenting
A review of Alison Gopnick's new book, The Gardener and the Carpenter. By Juliet Waters, with an excerpt from the book.
Whither worth, dignity, justice and compassion?
In an ascending age of precarity, what happens when we delete 'dangerous memory'. By Henry A. Giroux.
Deliberately Moving Away to Something Else
An arty, earth-lovin', radical road-crazed cast of semi-serious, semi-sweet characters celebrate settling down. By Whitney Smith.
Good Ole Boys Wanna be Heard Too
"It happens when I say to them, 'You are powerless, and you know it.'" And it happened at the ballot box, too. On white boy power — by Shariff Abdullah.
How to View a Polar Bear
For centuries, enterprising humans have sought to keep this beautiful and charismatic carnivore close but, uh, not too close. By Michael Engelhard.
Australia's smouldering 19th-century art catches
A new show at the National Gallery in London, Australian Impressionists, shows us what we've been missing. By Marilyn Mercer.
News we're following these days . . .
Developing stories that navigate the edge.
"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.
Walking the Soul Edge of Dance
A choreographer presents evidence of a dancing life. By Patricia Beatty, with photographs by Cylla von Tiedemann.
Elephant guys with all the same issues
An intoxicating cocktail of hormones turns the usually cheery boy's club a bit snarly. By Caitlin O'Connell.
For the love of reading & writing
Chellis Glendinning on the materiality and ethics of literary craft.
Winter dance: Slow food steps to warm the heart
What's for dinner? Butternut squash soup with chilli and coconut, black kale and chickpea soup, coconut chicken curry, beer-braised pulled pork — and more. All these recipes need is you. By Laura Pope.
What a system for capitalists means to the earth
As Trump and similar politicians gain ground elsewhere, we need to reaffirm our own set of fundamentals. By Kirkpatrick Sale.
Official journal of the Society for the Preservation of Wild Culture