Get Access to Print and Digital for $23.99.
Subscribe for Full Access


Operation Margarine

Tracing the wartime rise of ersatz butter

Read more

My Oh My!

From my Maypo to my Aleve to myRA

Read more

Publisher’s Letter

When I began my tenure as publisher of Harper’s Magazine nearly thirty years ago, my biggest challenge — or so I thought at the time — was to get advertising…

Read more

Helter Seltzer

The campaign against SodaStream

Read more

Bro Burning

From posts on and the affiliated website, which maintains a list of “companies to avoid doing business with due to male bashing.” Just a comment on your latest…

Read more

The Highbrander

From an October 9, 2012, email sent by Lucy Bird, then chief executive of Marketing Edinburgh, to city councillors Sue Brice and Alastair Maclean, during the development of an ad…

Read more

It’s a Rich Man’s World

How billionaire backers pick America’s candidates

Read more

| View All Issues |

April 2012

“An unexpectedly excellent magazine that stands out amid a homogenized media landscape.” —the New York Times
Subscribe now