June 27, 2016
“I suspected one could sometimes learn more as a wanderer than as a journalist.” Belén Fernández hitchhiked through Lebanon in 2006 and...
Reviews
December 15, 2015
Monica Ong’s debut collection, Silent Anatomies, won Kore Press’s 2014 First Book Award. The book is a hybrid of poetry and image, engaging...
Reviews
October 26, 2015
Early this year I returned to northern Uganda during the dry season and was reminded of the pervasive nature of dust, the way it defines...
Conversations
July 23, 2015
Quintan Ana Wikswo has carved out a space of artistic living unlike anyone else. Her work bleeds into multiple disciplines, from fiction to...
Reviews
September 16, 2014
As a preeminent critic of human rights discourse, Samuel Moyn is known for raising important concerns over the uses of “human rights” for...
Reviews
July 30, 2014
This winter, to the surprise and relief of many, Iran agreed to limit its uranium enrichment to a concentration of 20 percent as part of an...
blog
April 11, 2015
In a group exhibition at Toronto’s Power Plant art gallery, perspectives on Western imperialism and their uncomfortable legacies come to...
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February 20, 2015
Once you learn how to read, you will be forever free. Frederick Douglass, writer, orator and preeminent African-American social reformer...
Reviews
March 21, 2014
The publication of Clan-cleansing in Somalia: The Ruinous Legacy of 1991 by Lidwien Kapteijns has aroused deeply contrasting reactions from...