An interview with political theorist Samuel Goldman on “being American in an age of division.”
Video games, like any creative product, reflect and refract the conditions of their production. Today, what they most resemble is twenty-first-century work.
Four short essays by Jeet Heer, Samuel Moyn, Jane McAlevey, and Mitchell Cohen.
In the UK, the left no longer has a party, but it may still have the tools necessary for retaking it—tools that can be improved, remodeled, and reorganized.
A new right-wing campaign to ban “critical race theory” aims to crack down on teachers who teach honestly about racism. How can teachers protect themselves and their students?
It is time for educators to go on the offensive against the conservative campaign to ban “critical race theory” from schools.
Five short essays by Brian Morton, K-Sue Park, Katha Pollitt, Natasha Lennard, and Asad Haider.
Redlining maps document the deep history of institutional racism in the United States. They also reveal how the federal government managed risk for capital—a role that has perpetuated inequality long after the end of explicit discrimination in the housing market.
The Turkish government’s crackdown on protests at Boğaziçi University earlier this year has brought together the broadest coalition of AKP opponents since the 2013 Gezi Park protests.
The Biden administration announced that it will accelerate plans to relocate Afghans who worked with the U.S. military. Their situation demands the most urgent response possible.
The late Czech writer Bohumil Hrabal said his style was a “defense against politics.” But by collecting and describing the debris of life, he made the everyday seem mythic and earned the affection of the dissident movement.
In Wong Kar Wai’s movies, nostalgia is the characters’ constant state. In 2046, a sense of imminent loss gives the director’s vision an edge of defiance.