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Art
Art

Painting the Pain and Beauty of Black Life

Artist Nina Chanel Abney's simultaneous gallery shows were down the street from each other and a world apart.
Gabrielle Bruney
1.8.18
anxiety
anxiety

It's Getting Harder for People of Colour Like Me to Inhabit White Spaces

Given everything going on in the world today, the likelihood that a thoughtless remark uttered by a person of privilege will drive me up the wall is higher than ever. And I'm not alone.
Naveen Kumar
12.12.17
war
war

How Special Forces Bury the True Cost of America's WarsN

When specialised (and glorified) units do the dirty work – and sustain the casualties – the normal political constraints on military power are lost.
Jacob Siegel
12.11.17
Photos
Photos

This New York Town Celebrates the Time Brits Burned It Down

Photographer Juan Madrid documented the colonial reenactment festivities of the Burning of Kingston.
Juan Madrid
12.4.17
PHOTOGRAPHY
PHOTOGRAPHY

Teens Capture Our Chaotic Times with Stunning Photos

SVA Gramercy Gallery is exhibiting 2,000 photos by high schoolers that embody the zeitgeist of our times.
Elizabeth Renstrom
12.1.17
Internet
Internet

How America Rolling Back Net Neutrality Will Affect the Rest of the World

Be assured, America being stupid will at least affect Canada.
Mack Lamoureux
11.29.17
Paradise Papers
Paradise Papers

The Paradise Papers Are Just a Glimpse at the Unreal Wealth Gap

A new report on spiraling inequality in America is even more concerning given what the Paradise Papers showed us about how good rich people are at hiding money.
Matt Taylor
11.9.17
Far-Right Extremism
Far-Right Extremism

The Extreme Right Is Increasingly Organised, Globalised and Winning Over Gen-Z

A new study suggests the far right is one step ahead of efforts to counter its message.
Mack Lamoureux
10.24.17
politics
politics

Behold, the Worst Double Date in History

What is international diplomacy but the highest-stakes couples dinner of them all?
Drew Brown
10.13.17
climate change
climate change

What Happens if Oil Companies Are Forced to Pay for Climate Damage

Successful lawsuits cost the tobacco industry hundreds of billions. We asked experts about the likelihood of energy giants meeting the same fate.
Geoff Dembicki
10.3.17
Nice Job!
Nice Job!

We Asked a ‘Psychic Detective’ Why He Tries to Solve Murders

Troy Griffin claims he’s worked on more than 100 missing persons cases.
Sarah Berman
9.26.17
Angus Take House
Angus Take House

Worst Take of the Week: Kissing Tories vs Lesbian Hurricanes

Two of the weirdest, weakest opinions of the past seven days go head to head.
Angus Harrison
9.1.17