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Rosie Gillies is the engagement editor at Boston Review. She writes the weekly newsletter and the weekend reading list. You can read more about her here.
—and those who wish they could be mothers. A reading list for Mother’s Day.
Rosie Gillies, Boston Review
Philosophers, historians, and political scientists contribute to a reading list on nonviolence.
An MLK Day reading list on how his radicalism was erased.
There’s more that’s wrong with our medical system...
From Walt Whitman to Arundhati Roy, here are the essays that were read the most over the past twelve months.
Boston Review, Rosie Gillies
From PTSD to dissenting.
A bumper crop of brilliant essays on why populism isn't “anti-elite”, Trump isn’t a populist, and more.
Our best writing from our archives on why torture is not the same thing as interrogation.
Because when we remember better, we do better.
A reading list for our time of climate crisis.
It's what our country was founded on—and it will take more than voting out Trump to dismantle it.
A reading list on the privatization of public space.
Vital reading on politics, literature, and more in your inbox
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