Articles tagged with editors-picks

Brunel's SS Great Eastern arriving in Newfoundland with the Atlantic Cable.
Matthew Karp

The 1850s were a turning point for globalization, from telegraphs to colonization.

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Rafia Zakaria

A new series explores how reading works by global women of color is generative.

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Greg Distelhorst Diana Fu Yue Hou

Despite the risks, Chinese social media users are beating online censorship.

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Tariq Mir

In the name of fighting radical Islam, Indian troops have gone to war with civilians.

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Colin Dayan

Undocumented immigrants face horrible conditions in U.S. detention, with little legal recourse.

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Jo Guldi

Brexit is an episode in the long contest between rulers and the working class.

"Morris" by Trisha Shattuck
Judith Levine

When your father is trans, memoir is both personal and political.

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Claude S. Fischer

Government has always played an outsize role in creating jobs—and still can.

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Gianpaolo Baiocchi

Dilma Rousseff's impeachment circumvented the democratic process.

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Ingrid Norton

America continues to be haunted by our need to grieve.