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Reporter’s Notebook: Inside the Brothels of Mumbai

I am seated cross-legged on a brothel floor on a hot April afternoon. The door is ajar. Just beyond it, a disheveled man in a...

Home No More

I stood in the fourth-floor lounge at Cambridge Innovation Center, my gaze switching back and forth between the innovators—who were drinking their morning coffees...

The Sounding Board: What Ever Happened to Igor?

Pangyrus presents another essay in our political column, The Sounding Board. What’s The Sounding Board? It’s politics writ large—and writ well. The makeup of...

In the Ruins

"Under a superb, dazzling sun, the devastated city stretches outward like a cemetery without end." Zabel reports on the 1909 massacres in Adana

Abolition For Me But Not For Thee

More than a year on from the January 6th insurrection, most defendants are being treated well. Of the 733 Capitol arrestees, 85% have been...

Will They Make It Home Again?

Images of Childhood Evacuation in Wartime A middle-aged man wanders into an unused part of London’s Liverpool Street Station, stares up at the light coming...

The Road to Juneteenth

A version of this post was originally published at dailykos.com   We are celebrating the day that the last of the legally enslaved people in the...

A Modest Proposal for The Greene New Deal for Education

Marjorie Taylor Greene now represents my home state of Georgia in the U.S. Congress. Unfortunately, radical far-left transgender communists in the Deep State have...

Insurrection, January 6, 2021

The god of destruction has finally chosen the time to reveal himself in his vast formless Picassian glory. He treads horned and naked through the elegant...

The Sounding Board: The Joy and Pain of Disconnection

Pangyrus presents The Sounding Board. What's The Sounding Board? It's politics writ large—and writ well. The makeup of society, the ways we interact, how...

Interlude: Yemen

It’s Thursday in Old Sana’a, and the call to prayer has yet to rush anyone home. Our motley tourist troupe – Egyptian, Brazilian, Canadian, American...

The Sounding Board: On Patriotism and Veterans Day

Pangyrus presents The Sounding Board. What's The Sounding Board? It's politics writ large—and writ well. The makeup of society, the ways we interact, how...