A Political and Literary Forum
Boston Review speaks with Arundhati Roy on censorship, storytelling, and her problem with the term ‘postcolonialism.’
Arundhati Roy, Avni Sejpal
In a bid to consolidate power, Erdoğan is reshaping Turkish politics in the image of the Ottoman past.
M. Hakan Yavuz
Trump has promised a Korean "peace regime." But whose peace is being insured? And who is subject to its imposition?
An open letter from a Filipino writer to his fellow citizens.
Vijay Prashad on writing, struggle, and hope in difficult times.
Vijay Prashad, Mark Nowak
As Trump tweets us closer to war, a look back at North Korean nationalism may provide an out.
Odd Arne Westad
From scrapbooks to family albums, the people of Kashmir have recorded their history in photographs. A new book presents their visual testimonies.
Sujatha Gidla, born an untouchable in India, tells the story of her family.
Lav Diaz's singular approach to history is liberated from the shackles of business-oriented film.
A mother's support group in Lodwar, Kenya. Photo: Marisol Grandon, UK Department for
One of the largest peaceful protest movements in recent world history.
Guobin Yang, Ran Liu
Islamic jurisprudence does not encourage abortion, but unlike the Catholic Church, it does not absolutely forbid it.
Vital reading on politics, literature, and more in your inbox
Robin D. G. Kelley, Vijay Iyer
Nikhil Pal Singh
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