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Outrage tactics such as the ‘hate retweet’ have value, even if they risk elevating the worst voices.
Brain images are ubiquitous and compelling, but the science behind them is not.
The project of decontextualizing language.
Joel and Ethan Coen's Inside Llewyn Davis.
Alan A. Stone
Guardian journalist Uki Goñi discusses his career reporting from Buenos Aires.
Should gun deaths be spoken about in the debate about gun control?
Political Science and Political Reporting.
It used to be that public intellectuals were a rare breed. The academy, for instance, had no
Any literate person could recognize that the essay was a work of art. But Google’s family-friendly algorithm decided it was porn.
The Russian dissident poet Kirill Medvedev struggles to craft a new left that is independent of the history of the Soviet Union.
Kiese Laymon's Novel Explores the Messy Complexity of Race in America
The Age of the Image: Redefining Literacy in a World of Screens
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David Theo Goldberg
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