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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.
After Nov. 8 — what we're feeling
There is an urgent need to put our voices forward and make them heard. From the readers of The Journal of Wild Culture.
Rousing the masses, exposing the elites
Reflections on populism and pushback — and the Jeffersonian politics of Donald Trump. By Kirkpatrick Sale, with an introduction by Chellis Glendinning.
Living with Epilepsy: Part I
Navigating the edge of a personal wildness that a person can — but might not choose to — control. By Audrey Lane Cockett.
The Art of Reflective Short Prose
Sitting somewhere between devotional literature and diary writing, five short prose pieces about the enchantment of everyday life. By Sherry Sonnett.
Seeds of the first psychedelic song
'Eight Miles High' staked out some thrilling and mind-expanding territory. What the song means to us . . . by Herbert Wright.
Where'd all that lingo come from?
A half-century survey of precious nuggets of language we use and don't always know it: weighted words and phrases that tell a story of positive change. By Chellis Glendinning.
Ryota Matsumoto's extraordinary cities
In digitally-processed paintings an architect/artist renders a new vision of biomorphic urban worlds.
Fixing a World That's Falling Apart
A noted historian of intellectual life in culture and politics in the US traces trends from 1980s to 9/11. Review essay by James Cullingham.
Stopping violence before it ferments
Volatility at the edge . . . closer attention at the centre. By Fred Fiske.
Love poems to creatures
What makes the flamingo, rhinoceros and whale vivid in our imaginations? Poems by Amy Brunvand.
Helmut Newton: women, sexuality & the sublime
When it comes to erotic photography, one artist makes it easy to divide the men from the boys. An appreciation by Cylla von Tiedemann.
Art under the Big Top
For fans of industrial archaeology, nothing could be better. To make the great old mega-buildings into useful public spaces that inspire. By Whitney Smith.
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