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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.
Reading the recipe in the landscape
How a foraging chef unearths 'dynamic cuisine' in a garden made wildly — under a monumental city bridge. By Kevin Evilsizor.
A Personal History of the Peace Corps, 1960s
A new book on volunteering with the Peace Corps in 1960s India teases out an old lesson . . . why 'unknown' matters. Review by Chellis Glendinning.
Pushing the boundaries of Elegant Weird
Dead serious about play, a new Polish photographer provokes us to look again. By Whitney Smith.
Twice a week for how many years?
In part 2 of our series Of A Certain Age: some surprising revelations while tracking the mating habits of the wiser and more experienced. By Maere Sage.
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.
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.
Tapping the Power of a 'Second Brain'
The maxim 'we are what we eat' is further proved by new, ground-breaking neuroscientific discoveries: our bacteria and brains are talking. By Ted Diran & John F. Cryan.
Raising memory from a fallen house
A Danish conceptual artist crafts a talisman for a new home. By Daniel Seferian Spies.
Australia's smouldering 19th-century art catches fire
A new show at the National Gallery in London, Australian Impressionists, shows us what we've been missing. By Marilyn Mercer.
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.
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