THE FUTURE OF TECH ISSUE
Decolonising Technology: Does It Use Us Or the Other Way Around?
Eyal Weizman urges us to resist state control with its own tools of oppression.
Grace Jones and the Power of Sex
Jones wrote about sex as if she simply could not, and would not, live without it. For that, we can thank her for every painted body, bondage scene and liberated nipple we see today.
These Sculptures and Paintings Are Artifacts of Female Suffering
Step inside Gaetano Pesce's exhibit full of blood, sweat, and tears.
The Horrifying True Story of the Black Brothers Forced to Become Circus Freaks
In the book 'Truevine', journalist Beth Macy details their mother's three-decade quest to get her boys back.
How Iranian Women Are Protesting Against Their Country's Strict Dress Code
In Iran, just uploading a photo of yourself without a hijab, or a video of your singing, can be an act of protest.
The Make Believe Issue
Why Chad's Muslim Population Didn't Oppose the Country's Burka Ban
In June, the government announced that burkas, turbans and other religious face coverings would be banned nationwide. Interestingly, local Muslims raised seemingly little outcry.
This Theorist Believes That Capitalism Creates Mass Murderers by Causing People to 'Malfunction'
We spoke to academic Franco 'Bifo' Berardi, who believes mass killings like the Germanwings tragedy could be caused by the effects of capitalism on our collective mental health.
Bahrain Just Bought More Tear Gas Canisters Than It Has Citizens
Because it's easier to fire noxious gas at protesters than listen to their demands.
What Do Women Who Wear the Niqab Think of the Niqab Debate?
We asked a few of them that very question.
Omar Shahid and Tamanna Ali
Editing Homophobia out of the “Islamic Tradition”
Every translation is an interpretation, and every interpretation is a choice.
Michael Muhammad Knight
What’s It Like Being a Stand-Up Comic in Saudi Arabia?
Omar "the White Sudani" Ramzi was one of the first comedians in Saudi Arabia.