Reviews & Essays

Now I Know Who My Comrades Are

Is the Internet revolutionizing global dissent?

 

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Reviews & Essays

Words Will Break Cement: The Passion of Pussy Riot

A whimsical protest in Russia earned three women the wrath of the government -- and a chance at heroism.

 

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Reader's Diary

The Unwinding

A look at a national landscape reshaped by shifting political winds and an economic tsunami.

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Reviews & Essays

Little America

A reporter goes behind the lines and finds the deep divides that hampered the American "good war" against the Taliban.

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Reviews & Essays

China in Ten Words

A "tiny lexicon" captures the paradoxes of the world's most populous country.

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Reviews & Essays

In a Land of Silence

A heartbreaking report on resistance and graffiti from Libya, courtesy of Granta.

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Ill Fares the Land

A distillation of the historian's career-long engagement with the vicissitude of 20th-century history and ideology.

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Reviews & Essays

The Big Short

The author of Liars’ Poker finds the financial raiders who knew the bubble was destined to burst – and made a historic profit when it did. Read more...