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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.
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.
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.
Ten cents a plant, that's what they pay me
The society of young tree planters is one that grows tight root systems from intimate exposure to wilderness, soil and brutal work. By Kristel Derkowski.
Is that a face or a building?
A study finds that we process faces and architecture using the same part of the brain. By Peter McMahon.
I will pretend I am hunting monkeys
Oil and water, up and down the Amazon. An Ecuadorian warrior travels north to take on the Company. By Joe Kane.
A place no white wanted
When a writer starts asking about who lived in their house before them, out comes a slice of not-so-romantic American history. By Kelly Garriott Waite.
Land, Communities, History and Us
On a desolate island in the northwestern Scotland, lessons in trying to intuit the past through marks on the landscape. By David Frankel.
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.
Walking the Soul Edge of Dance
A choreographer presents evidence of a dancing life. By Patricia Beatty, with photographs by Cylla von Tiedemann.
Fast and loose with history
How the right-wing Polish government tried to liquidate the country's new and biggest historical museum, and may try again. By Herbert Wright.
Official journal of the Society for the Preservation of Wild Culture