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There’s the Rub

By Brian Blanchfield, from Proxies, an essay collection that will be published in April by Nightboat Books. Blanchfield is the author, most recently, of A Several World, a volume of…

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Wrong Answer

The case against Algebra II

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In 1755 the naturalist Stepan Krasheninnikov observed the Amanita muscaria mushroom’s effects on Russian soldiers in Siberia ingesting it for the first time. Claiming to have been seized by an…

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Still Separate, Still Unequal

America’s educational apartheid

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Buried suns

The past and possible future of America's nuclear-testing program

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