by Robert Neustadt, special to Utne Reader
Colombian musician/peace activist César López and his escopetarra.
New comedy Obvious Child takes on the hot-button issue of abortion with tenacity while still being accessible.
Laurie Penny's new book, Unspeakable Things, sheds light on some perceptive ideas about how pervasive gender is and how destructive it has become.
The documentary Tiny: A Story About Living Small takes a close look at the shift from conspicuous consumption to minimalism.
The Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz is a moving documentary that recounts Swartz's life as an internet prodigy and activist.
The graphic novel might not be the first format that comes to mind in recounting a historical trial, but it works remarkably well in The United States vs. Private Chelsea Manning.
An app-album becomes an educational tool to explore creativity, music, and science.
The story of Reykjavik's unconventional anarchist punk mayor.