August 27, 2015
Australia Reduced Mass Violence by Confiscating Guns. In the U.S., Police Sell Them Back to Citizens.
One solution to gun violence isn't so simple in the United States.
The government has done everything in its power to convince the public that there's nothing to see here, everything is fine, let's all move on.
Running as the lovable vice president won’t win Biden the nomination.
August 26, 2015
The conservative website's coverage of the live TV killing in Virginia is starkly different than of the Charlestown church massacre.
Our society unfortunately needs vivid reminders of the awesome, life-stopping power of firearms.
It's disrespectful of the dead, painful to their loved ones, and does nothing for gun control.
The rush to aggregate news can have frightening consequences for innocent people.
The killing of two TV journalists in Virginia was rare in several ways.
Tampa, Miami, and New York top the list. But New Orleans isn't far behind.
Women’s considerable contributions to hip-hop deserve to be feted on their own terms.
August 25, 2015
The Minnesota Senator's book doesn’t follow the “Woman Candidate” script.
These houses look a bit less Jersey and a bit more Southeast Asia.
Even Anonymous thinks this series gets it right.
The birthplace of Spotify and Skype is the number-two tech hub in the world, after Silicon Valley. Is the strong welfare system responsible?
Of the few families who have money in the stock market, even fewer have something to lose.
The characters in Alexandra Kleeman’s eerie debut novel don't know what they want.
Perhaps this image is a preview of the great final judgment when contemporary art and the money it attracts are all washed away.
Poetry from Jillian Weise, author of The Amputee’s Guide to Sex, The Book of Goodbyes, and the novel The Colony.
Poetry from Roger Reeves, a winner of the 2015 Whiting Award.
A psychologist explains the personality trait that these two ambitious, impulsive men share.
Derrick Evans relives the day Katrina changed his Mississippi hometown forever. The NAACP's Jacqui Patterson and Citylab's Brentin Mock discuss how climate and race intersect.
Do you really care about less the older you get? No.
August 24, 2015
Racial stereotypes persist in stock imagery. Kenneth Wiggins is fighting back.
How services like Slack provide an alternative to the vitriol of the public internet.
An illustrated dispatch from the front lines of Europe's immigration crisis.