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Searching with the Mothers of Mexico’s Disappeared
More than seventy thousand people have disappeared in Mexico, victims of drug-related violence. Their loved ones are grieving, searching, and, now, keeping their distance.
By Ana Karina ZatarainAugust 5, 2020
A Monk’s Life in Turmoil in Tibet
Dongtuk’s home town was known for self-immolations. How would he choose to live?
By Barbara DemickJuly 24, 2020
Trump’s Fake Solution to the Fake Crisis in Portland
Federal agents dressed as soldiers have only energized demonstrations for Black lives.
By James Ross GardnerJuly 23, 2020
Richard Linklater Talks the Future of Cinema—in His Own Empty Theatre
“Film people are film people,” the director said. “There’s no place they’d rather be than in a theatre.”
By Elena Saavedra BuckleyJuly 18, 2020
What the Removal of a K.G.B. Statue Can Teach America
Along with toppling monuments, exorcising history involves talking about and processing past crimes.
By Joshua YaffaJuly 17, 2020
How Two Waves of Coronavirus Cases Swept Through the Texas Panhandle
No matter what, the meatpacking plants had to stay open. The rest of the world was distanced, but workers had to keep coming in.
By Lauren HilgersJuly 10, 2020
Seattle’s Capitol Hill Occupied Protest Has Always Been in Flux
An experiment in self-rule tests the limits of consensus.
By James Ross GardnerJune 26, 2020
The Vanishing Monuments of Columbus, Ohio
Last week, under renewed pressure from protesters, the mayor announced that the city’s most prominent statue of Christopher Columbus would be removed “as soon as possible.”
By Hanif AbdurraqibJune 24, 2020
A Trump Visit Lays Bare Two Tulsas, a Mile and a Universe Apart
While the President’s supporters downplayed the city’s history of racial violence, the Greenwood community sought justice.
By Randy R. Potts and Victor LuckersonJune 21, 2020
In Tulsa, an Energized Juneteenth Celebration Focusses on Change, Not Trump
On this day, Greenwood, the site of the Tulsa Massacre, in 1921, felt alive, important, and participatory rather than ignored.
By Victor LuckersonJune 20, 2020
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