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    The Suicides in South Korea, and the Suicide of South Korea

    Colin Marshall looks at Korea's high suicide rate and low birth rate.

    At This Moment, Everyone Is a Revolution: The Poems of Tammy Ho Lai-Ming and the Hong Kong Crisis

    Andrea Lingenfelter discusses the recent protests and police violence in Hong Kong, and the poetry of Tammy Ho Lai-Ming in response.

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    Beyond Compensation: Student Athlete and NCAA Exploitation

    Nathan Kalman-Lamb reviews the HBO documentary "Student Athlete" and the unfair dynamic between payment and promise in college athletics.

    Between Leisure and Labor: Talking to Mónica de la Torre

    Mónica de la Torre talks with Andy Fitch about the multilingualism in her poetry, its theatrical influences, and chairs.

    How to Play Russian Roulette

    Philip Kitcher tells a tale of fate selection and the Democratic Primary.

    Ducks, Summer

    Alexandra Marraccini goes on a Twitter journey with "Ducks, Newburyport," Lucy Ellmann's ambitious 998-page single-sentence novel.

    The Magic of Byrd Baylor’s Literary Odes to Nature

    Monica Uszerowicz rereads Byrd Baylor's tranquil children's novel "The Other Way to Listen."

    A Liberation Day Protest Raises the Question: How Anti-Japanese Is Korea, Really?

    "Some stress that the target of this anger isn't the Japanese people, and isn't even the nation of Japan per se, but Abe in particular."

    A Case for Reparations for Heirs of the Victims of Lynching

    Gordon Marino makes a common-sense, serious case for reparations to be paid to descendants of lynching victims.