Raising the idea of a Native American influence on the history of the blues.
Twenty-seven years ago, in the October/November 1986 issue of Utne Reader, the editors published a survey titled, “Have You Given Up?” Three decades later, that survey is being offered again to Utne readers young and old.
Training young men in professional acrobatics is not just about joining the circus. It’s also about providing positive male role models to inner city kids.
From her “Slut Power” poster series to artwork likening immigrants to monarch butterflies, artist Favianna Rodriguez isn’t afraid to challenge convention.
Can we transition to a green America with a structure influenced by libertarian populism?
From Richard Harris’ “Morbid Curiosity” to the traveling “Body Worlds” exhibit, artists and scholars challenge our secular culture to confront the awe and wonder of death.
Learn an untold history about traveling the freight trains through the eyes of those trying to find a better life across the U.S.-Mexico border.
Old-fashioned, led by communal spirit, and undaunted by anxiety and doubt, Amish tradition is ideal for the “mental game of baseball.”