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The World of Adrienne Rich  

Adrienne Rich’s politics developed over many years because she came by them as an artist—which may be what allowed her to become, unusually, both more self-questioning and more combative as she aged.

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Murder, They Wrote  

The new wave of true crime series has spawned an entire online subculture of amateur sleuths—not to mention vigilantes. But where do we draw the line between journalism, protest, and entertainment?

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Painting with Oil  

Oil magnate David Koch stepped down from the board of the American Museum of Natural History on December 9, 2015. His departure came only months after dozens of scientists signed a letter calling on the science museum sector to sever …