As Jordanian women leave the home and enter public life, sexual harassment has reached unprecedented levels of social acceptability.
California’s booming prison population has provided the state with cheap labor—a convenience that may dissipate with a new court order.
A journey across the city of Detroit, which used to be the symbol of American industrialization but is now an increasingly divergent metropolis.
An anthropologist’s portrait of the Aguaruna, who are fighting to keep their place in the Amazonian rainforests in the 21st century.
International students in Europe and South America can enroll for free in a variety of English-speaking programs. Time to consider sending those college applications abroad.
Cities should seek alternatives to relocating poverty in the name of development.
From the origins of Halloween to our obsession with vampire stories, Utne Reader brings you a collection of histories and tales for the spookiest of holidays.
How some veterans with war trauma are turning to farming and animals to recover and reintegrate themselves into civilian life.