Elaine Teng

Talking to the Director of the Year's Best Gay Bilingual Film
October 16, 2014

"Coming out is a universally hard thing to do."

The Solution to Violent Soccer Matches Is Not to Separate Enemy Nations
October 15, 2014

After all, political tension makes for great competition.

What the Next Two Awful Years Will Look Like
The five things to fear about a Republican Congress
October 12, 2014

The five things to fear about a Republican Congress.

Does The Fate of the Navajo Nation Depend on Its Language?
October 10, 2014

If younger Navajo don't speak the language, the community itself could crumble.

Spain Is Learning All the Wrong Lessons from Scotland's Referendum
September 23, 2014

Why the country should let Cataluña vote on independence.

Scotland Rejected Independence But Alex Salmond Still Got Exactly What He Wanted
September 19, 2014

The independence campaign failed, but Alex Salmond still won.

Will Britain Lose its Seat on the U.N. Security Council Seat if Scotland Becomes Independent?
British newspapers and politicians alike have claimed that it would
September 16, 2014

The United Kingdom has been on the U.N. Security Council since its creation in 1946. Would Scottish independence change that?

No, Scottish Independence Would Not Guarantee Permanent Tory Rule
It’s bad news for Labour and Conservative alike.
September 12, 2014

Contrary to conventional wisdom, Scottish independence would not usher in Tory rule. Instead, it could a disaster for political parties across the aisle.

This Is the Most Diverse Apartment Building in America
And here are the surprising lessons it teaches us about gentrification.
September 05, 2014

No matter how much we say we want otherwise, we still end up living around people who look just like us. This Brooklyn building is the exception.