The Decline of Traditional Media

By Lee Mcintyre

Journalism is printing what someone else does not want printed: everything else is public relations.

Procrastination and Technology

By Ethan Tussey

As we become more and more inclined to the digital world it's important to know how we're spending our waiting time.

The Mythology of Western Hostages

By Loretta Napoleoni

When a hostage from the United States requires negotiation with terrorists the path can become treacherous and unpredictable.

Family Values

By Gabriela Herstik, from Sabat Magazine (England)

The women of the Addams Family as the Divine Feminine


Technician of the Sacred

By Tim Keane, special to Utne Reader

Three recent books demonstrate that John Cage is overdue for a populist revival

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Is There a Business Model for Serious Journalism in the Age of Trump?

By Kyle Pope, from The Nation

The press has arguably never been more vulnerable. But there are some surprising — and practical — glimmers of hope for critical media.