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A compelling impression of untethered bodies floating across vast distances…

A compelling impression of untethered bodies floating across vast distances…

The same year that the US nominated its first female presidential candidate, the Met presented, an opera composed by a woman...

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That Time the Way That It Is and Was

That Time the Way That It Is and Was

So far this makes it sound as if philosophers are a bunch of science fiction spoil sports. Not so! Although philosophers typically agree that we cannot change the past, most think it possible to causally affect the past.

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Nicholas Rombes on George Romero

Nicholas Rombes on George Romero

For some students, Night of the Living Dead opened the door to an angle they had not considered: that a film could be political without being “political.”

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Keith Doubt at Bosnia’s March of Peace

Keith Doubt at Bosnia’s March of Peace

Marš Mira is a commemorative march, like others elsewhere throughout the world, that retraces the long, treacherous route that survivors of the Srebrenica genocide followed to escape the Serbian army.

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Sex became inextricable from Diane Arbus’s photography…

Sex became inextricable from Diane Arbus’s photography…

Arbus was clear about what she wanted and why. The trouble is there’s still such scant understanding, let alone appreciation, for what it means to be a woman and wired the way she was.

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Morning on the Wissahiccon

Morning on the Wissahiccon

The natural scenery of America has often been contrasted, in its general features as well as in detail, with the landscape of the Old World

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Where There’s Trump, There’s Fired

Where There’s Trump, There’s Fired

After months of talk about what it would take to get Trump impeached, analysts are calling this the “smoking gun” that could actually bring his downfall.

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Ed Simon: Poetry Without Poets

Ed Simon: Poetry Without Poets

Despite its aesthetic proficiencies or deficiencies, A.I.-Wordsworth’s poem is not necessarily without meaning, even if it’s a message without a messenger.

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Colin Raff: Variations on a Brandenburg Salamander

Colin Raff: Variations on a Brandenburg Salamander

In the spring of 1793, the entomologist Johann Friedrich Wilhelm Herbst, as a means to supplement his lectures at the newly founded Berliner Tierarzneischule

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FREE UNIVERSITY TUITION

FREE UNIVERSITY TUITION

What was heartening about the general election was that it suggested a new symbolic status for policy of the sort that technocratic politics was unable to manufacture.

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Lack of redaction continued to be a flashpoint for WikiLeaks…

Lack of redaction continued to be a flashpoint for WikiLeaks…

Lack of redaction—or of any real effort to separate disclosures of public importance from those that might simply put private citizens at risk—continued to be a flashpoint for WikiLeaks...

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Economics has always operated more like a church than a science…

Economics has always operated more like a church than a science…

The progress of science is generally linear. As new research confirms or replaces existing theories, one generation builds upon the next. Economics, however...

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The work is not undignified, but how you treat domestic workers is

The work is not undignified, but how you treat domestic workers is

Paid domestic work is not recognised in my country, neither socially nor economically. This absence of recognition is experienced by thousands of women who do this type of work

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Justin E. H. Smith: The Stockholm Conspiracy

Justin E. H. Smith: The Stockholm Conspiracy

While Monsieur Descartes was living peacefully at the Court of Sweden, whither his virtue, his dedication to the truth, his great genius in the sciences

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