Art Museums Need to Address Colonialist Theft—Not Diversity
The Museum of Modern Art will close this summer to include more works from artists of color. Activists say this does little to reconcile centuries of exploitation.
How to Support Indigenous People on Thanksgiving
Here are some ideas for what to do on Thanksgiving instead of showing your gratitude for colonizers.
SpaceX Planned Humanity’s Future on Mars at a Meeting You Weren't Invited to
Space belongs to all of us and it’s imperative that SpaceX is transparent about its Mars exploration plans.
The Mysterious Disappearance of North America's First Dogs
When people migrated to North America some 10,000 years ago, they brought their canine companions with them.
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These Attempted Utopias Failed Miserably
On today's podcast, Oscar Rickett discusses some doomed experimental communities throughout history.
Do We All See the Man Holding an iPhone in This 1937 Painting?
Wait for it.
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If We Colonize a Neighboring Solar System, Thank Guillem Anglada-Escudé
The man who discovered Proxima Centauri b says he was inspired by sci-fi to search for other worlds for humans to colonize.
Catch the Premiere of 'RISE' on VICELAND
Our new series documents the various indigenous communities across the Americas fighting colonization.
Why ‘The Martian’ Author Won’t Join Elon Musk’s Mars Mission
Andy Weir still believes SpaceX can go the distance.
Watch Elon Musk Explain How He Will Get Our Asses To Mars
We'll get there on the BFR—Big Fucking Rocket.
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Álvaro Enrigue’s New Novel Reimagines Colonization as an Epic Tennis Match
We spoke to the celebrated Mexican author about his new novel, which features famous painters, brutal conquistadors, and balls of unlikely provenance.
How Vietnam's Colonial History Inspired My Menu
A lot of what people associate as traditional Vietnamese fare—things like banh mis, Vietnamese iced coffee, and even some of the spices used in curry—were all brought to the country when Europe invaded.