Checkpoint Nation·

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Border agents are expanding their reach into the country’s interior
Checkpoint on I-35 near Encinal, Texas (detail) © Gabriella Demczuk

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The Printed Word in Peril·

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The age of Homo virtualis is upon us
Photograph (detail) by Ellen Cantor from her Prior Pleasures series © The artist. Courtesy dnj Gallery, Santa Monica, California

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Nothing but Gifts·

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Finding a home in a world gone awry
Photograph (detail) © Larry Towell/Magnum Photos

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Among Britain’s Anti-Semites·

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The Labour Party’s Moral Dilemma
A protest against anti-Semitism in the Labour Party in Parliament Square, London, March 26, 2018 (detail) © Yui Mok/PA Images/Getty Images

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Chance that a country to which the U.S. sells arms is cited by Amnesty International for torturing its citizens:

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A newly discovered lemur (Avahi cleesei) was named after the comedian John Cleese.

Kavanaugh is confirmed; Earth’s governments are given 12 years to get climate change under control; Bansky trolls Sotheby’s

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Satire — October 12, 2018, 2:12 pm

The Burden of Power

The mayor of Margaret’s Cove addresses the public slander against him

Podcast — October 12, 2018, 2:10 pm

Fall Books and Rachel Kushner

On Lacy M. Johnson’s The Reckonings, Rebecca Traister’s Good and Mad, and Kristen M. Ghoddsee’s Why Women Have Better Sex Under Socialism; plus: an interview with the author of The Mars Room

Weekly Review — October 10, 2018, 11:45 am

Weekly Review

Kavanaugh is confirmed; Earth’s governments are given 12 years to get climate change under control; Bansky trolls Sotheby’s

Publisher's Note — October 9, 2018, 11:53 am

Trading on Resentment

“The ‘free trade’ policies championed by US leaders from Reagan to Obama, most definitely including the Clintons, have produced many victims.”

Art, Monday Gallery — October 8, 2018, 9:00 am

Cherry Street near Pike Slip, 2018

“Cherry Street near Pike Slip,” a photograph by John Chiara, whose work is on view this week at Yossi Milo Gallery, in New York City.

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Postcard — October 3, 2018, 1:44 pm

Tiny Sparks

A Paris photo agency transitions to the digital age

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“Nowadays, most states let just about anybody who wants a concealed-handgun permit have one; in seventeen states, you don’t even have to be a resident. Nobody knows exactly how many Americans carry guns, because not all states release their numbers, and even if they did, not all permit holders carry all the time. But it’s safe to assume that as many as 6 million Americans are walking around with firearms under their clothes.”

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