A Political and Literary Forum
An alternative father’s day reading list.
Rosie Gillies, Boston Review
Seventies activists wanted to emancipate kids and destroy the nuclear family—so how did we end up with gay marriage instead?
A childhood steeped in guns shows that toxic masculinity and racism are at the heart of U.S. gun culture.
What constitutes a good death? On end-of-life care and assisted suicide.
F. M. Kamm
It is no longer necessary to feel ill in order to be ill.
Christopher J. Phillips
How neoliberals and conservatives came together to undo the welfare state.
Why did the alt-right, so eager to excuse Milo Yiannopoulos, finally turn on him?
Hillary Clinton is the first major politician to support abortion without qualification. And she has never polled better with millennials.
Schools in Nepal increasingly use English as the language of instruction. But in the name of preparing them for a globalized world, non-mother-tongue education often fails the students it aims to help.
Many young children become obsessed with gender. How do we know which are trans?
On the cruelties the South doles out to animals, children, and black folks.
Poetry is offering new candor about the ways men care for their children.
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Kevin P. Donovan, Emma Park
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