Politics


Solitary Confinement and Supermax Prisons

By Baz Dreisinger, from Incarceration Nations

A closer look at the latest U.S. export to Brazil — the supermax prison system.


Age of Uncertainty in the 1800s

By Jon Grinspan

In the 1800s birthdays were not seen as markers into adulthood, leaving many young people confused as to where they belonged in society.


Milestones (Or What Passes for Them in Washington)

By Andrew J. Bacevich

A multi-trillion-dollar bridge to nowhere in the Greater Middle East.


Finding the Sweet Spot of Erotic Capital

By Andi Zeisler

A brief look at how women can take advantage of the beauty premium that erotic capital affords them—or be penalized because of it.


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The Costs of Violence: Masters of Mankind Pt. 2

By Noam Chomsky

ISIS, the refugee crises, and where the American sledgehammer strategy has gotten us.


My Father: Prisoner of War

By Catherine Madison

Author Catherine Madison recounts the story of how her father was thrust into the Korean conflict and how he became a prisoner of war.


American Power Under Challenge: Masters of Mankind Pt. 1

By Noam Chomsky

Who rules the world?


Gimme Shelter (From the Tax Man)

By Nomi Prins with Craig Wilson

Disappearing money and opportunistic candidates.



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