Art, Monday Gallery — March 27, 2017, 1:25 pm

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9.20.15_1.53.09” and “10.27.14_11.36.31,” photographs by Susan Wides, whose work is on view at Kim Foster Gallery Project Space, in New York City

Art, Caption — March 24, 2017, 4:52 pm

House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. leaves the White House in Washington, Friday, March 24, 2017, after meeting with President Donald Trump © Evan Vucci/AP Photo

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Weekly Review — March 24, 2017, 12:26 pm

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Trump said that he might not have been elected president “if it wasn’t for Twitter,” Snoop Dogg released a music video in which he is shown shooting a toy gun at a clown named Ronald Klump, a Fox News host suggested that the Secret Service should kill the rapper for creating the video, and Walt Disney refused Malaysian censors’ request to cut gay scenes from its live-action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast. Read more…

Art, Quiz — March 23, 2017, 3:09 pm

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Editor's Note — March 23, 2017, 2:31 pm

Inside the April Issue

Leslie Jamison on the Women’s March, Alan Feuer on Bill de Blasio, Yascha Mounk on the refugee crisis in Germany, and Jessica Weisberg on Tokyo’s exclusion of immigrants


Memento Mori — March 22, 2017, 2:01 pm

Remembering Charis Conn

A story by former Harper’s Magazine editor Charis Conn, who died on Monday.

Context — March 22, 2017, 1:51 pm

The National Mood

On Sunday, Jimmy Breslin, a longtime New York City newspaper columnists, died at 88. In this short essay, published on Harpers.org in 2010, Breslin reflects on the United States nearly a decade after 9/11.

Context — March 22, 2017, 1:32 pm

Letter to a Young Man About to Enter Publishing

On Monday, Robert Silvers, a founder of the New York Review of Books, died at 87. Before creating the Review, Silvers worked as an editor for Harper’s Magazine, where, in 1959, he edited a collection of essays called “Writing in America.” This work was originally published anonymously, but has since been attributed to Silvers.

Art, Monday Gallery — March 20, 2017, 2:43 pm

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“Freedom” (detail), a photograph by Jessica Craig-Martin, whose work is now on view at Nathalie Karg Gallery, in New York City. Courtesy the artist and Nathalie Karg Gallery, New York City

Coda — March 17, 2017, 12:16 pm

The Old Prejudices

The war between gay Pentecostals and their pious oppressors has grown uglier with the start of the Trump era.

Weekly Review — March 16, 2017, 2:17 pm

Weekly Review

Federal judges in Hawaii and Maryland blocked a revised executive order signed by Trump temporarily banning new refugees and immigrants from six Muslim-majority countries, and Trump requested that 46 U.S. attorneys hand in letters of resignation. WikiLeaks published 8,761 leaked CIA documents revealing that the agency had developed tools to hack into phones and cars, and to listen to citizens through their TVs while the devices appeared to be switched off; and Conway said that former president Barack Obama could have spied on Trump through “microwaves that turned into cameras.” Read more…

Publisher's Note — March 13, 2017, 3:34 pm

Trump’s Handicap

If Trump is so dishonorable that he cheats at golf, it’s safe to assume he’ll do the same in politics.

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Art, Monday Gallery — March 13, 2017, 1:22 pm

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Sorbonne [Abu Dhabi], a painting by Sarah Morris, whose work is now on view at Petzel, in New York City. Courtesy the artist and Petzel, New York City

Context — March 10, 2017, 1:41 pm

Tort Deform

“The assault by a thousand cuts never stops, but it’s hard for the public to see what is happening.”

Art, Sketch — March 9, 2017, 10:00 am

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Illustrations depicting the lives of children living in Honduras, which has one of the highest murder rates in the world. Thousands of young Honduran refugees have fled the country’s chronic poverty and violence for the United States and Mexico, where they are often turned away. According to Amnesty International, the number of asylum applications filed worldwide by Hondurans in 2015 was 16,473, a 700 percent increase from 2011. See more...


Postcard — March 8, 2017, 10:00 am

Bare Necessities

A visit to the edge of the Arctic Ocean

Response — March 7, 2017, 6:51 pm

A Feminism for the Masses

Four women make the case for a strike

Weekly Review — March 7, 2017, 6:20 pm

Weekly Review

Vice President Mike Pence, who during the election implied that Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton broke the law when she used a private email server as secretary of state, confirmed that he conducted official business as governor of Indiana using a private AOL email account, which had been hacked. Trump suggested that a series of recent bomb threats against Jewish community centers and acts of vandalism against Jewish cemeteries could have been an effort by his opponents to make his supporters “look bad,” gave a speech before a joint session of Congress in which he condemned hate crimes, and rejected the notion that his senior staff should take an ethics-training course. “This is,” Trump tweeted of his wiretap allegations, “Watergate.” Read more…

Coda — March 7, 2017, 5:54 pm

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Remembering a homeless couple shot in San Francisco’s Mission District

Art, Monday Gallery — March 6, 2017, 11:01 am

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Garden, Roma, a painting by Philip Guston, whose work was on view last week at the Barbara Mathes Gallery booth at The Art Show, in New York City. Courtesy Barbara Mathes Gallery, New York City

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