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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.
Dear Mr Gates...
Big journalism starts to really take the world seriously — by focusing on climate reality and human intent.
High in the Andes
Taking an anti-Drug War play to Bolivia. By James McEnteer.
When Your Writing Isn't Getting Done
For writers or any other creatives: a way to look inside and find out what's causing the logjam. By Sage Cohen.
Dr Earnest and Mrs Strange: Angela Lizon's Dark Innocence
With Velazquez and Victorian cautionary tales in mind, a new show in London navigates the edge of wild culture.
The balance of needs & wants, and what's to be done about it
A major in-depth reappraisal of our thinking about how to approach our climate and energy future. By Chris Lowry
Cuba's Next Bold Move: Opening Doors
A report on Cuba before American tourism, business interests and who knows what else begins to make a difference there. By James Cullingham.
'Preserve land & each other': toward a new manifesto
Some tirades are worth reading because they say uncomfortable things we'd rather not hear — and they say them well. By Stephanie Mills.
Why women doing special projects still matters
An all-female crew rides out some heavy weather across the Atlantic to gather new data on ocean pollution. By Herbert Wright.
Reading the ocean for plastic
How to go from molecular soil biologist to Atlantic adventurer? Ask Lucy Gilliam—eco-navigator with an all female crew. By Herbert Wright.
Watching the Detectives . . .
A famous human rights lawyer explains how new and sweeping types of legislation can strip freedoms we take for granted. By Paul Copeland.
Creating a necessary imaginary mass grave
Making the poisoned earth of memory fertile again is for Dutch art duo NOK&T an act of creative faith and rejuvenation. By Whitney Smith.
Love letter to my country
On the beauty and heartache of Egypt — and its present quarrel with itself and history. By Yahia Lababidi. Photographs by Constance Marten.
Official journal of the Society for the Preservation of Wild Culture