Good intentions and short-sighted thinking have turned prison reform in California into a COVID catastrophe, argues legal scholar Hadar Aviram.
We often trip over historical analogies when trying to interpret the present. But the French writer offered a different way of thinking about time.
Nearly 70 years ago, civil rights activists asked: why shouldn’t the perpetual destruction of black lives in America be considered genocide?
Walt Whitman gives us a window into the ways that Americans once dealt with unmanageable tragedy.
Chia-Chia Lin’s novel captures the bittersweet flavor of Asian-American dreams – those broken and realized alike.
Like most of her work, Gurinder Chadha’s Blinded by the Light parades as a paean to diversity and inclusion while reinforcing white supremacy.
Irony prevails when the person formerly in charge of the Empire’s security apparatus, which kidnapped and deported upwards of 2 million people under her reign, is now threatening to fire a bunch of bookworms and science enthusiasts for withholding grades.
The more Bong Joon-ho’s masterpiece is regarded, the more it seems to vanish in the spectacle of its acclaim.