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One Manner of Law

The religious origins of American liberalism

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PEN vs. Sword

From remarks delivered at the PEN America Emergency World Voices Congress of Writers, which was held in May at the United Nations. ayad akhtar: The gravity of this moment is…

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Brave and Rational

From a series of diary entries from Kyiv, Ukraine, published daily on february 24: I woke up early to see eight unanswered calls on my phone. It was my…

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Separate and Unequal

The past is always present: examining quotidian life under Jim Crow to reveal its structures

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History As End

1619, 1776, and the politics of the past

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Life After Trump

Reality after trump Tabloids after trump Movies after trump Relationships after trump Manners after trump Imagination after trump Gold after trump Conversation after trump Punctuation after trump Apologies after trump…

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Becoming Human

From The Celestial Hunter, which will be published this month by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Translated from the Italian. In the time of the Great Raven even the invisible was…

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The Black Axe

How a pan-African freedom movement lost its way

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The Pain Refugees

The forgotten victims of America’s opioid crisis

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April 2018

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