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    I Banish You: Reflections on Kuwait

    Mai Al-Nakib reflects on Kuwait's reply to COVID-19 with a little inspiration from Coriolanus.

    Israel’s Annexation Plans Leave Little Doubt: Israelis Must Choose Democracy or Apartheid

    Yoav Schaefer talks about shifting views and changing realities in light of Israel's stated plans to annex the West Bank.

    Writing While Black

    Laura Warrell shares personal experiences as a Black writer navigating the white world of publishing.

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    Literature of the Uncomfortable: Joanna Chen in Conversation with Colum McCann

    Joanna Chen talks about the interwoven lives of Palestinians and Israelis in the novel "Apeirogon" with its author, Colum McCann.

    Smashing Statues, Building Community

    Erin L. Thompson thinks about what it means to record the process of destroying art in Aaron Tugendhaft's "The Idols of ISIS."

    “Struggling to find the right people to cling to”: Brandy Colbert Talks with Christina Hammonds Reed about The Black Kids

    Brandy Colbert Talks with Christina Hammonds Reed about her debut YA novel "The Black Kids," about growing up Black in the 1992 Los Angeles riots.

    The Superlative of All Alone Is All

    Jennifer Michael Hecht relates Georgie Wileman’s new photo series to thoughts to pandemic isolation and the specter of self-harm.

    Maximum Profits and Maximum Power: Talking to Zephyr Teachout

    Andy Fitch talks with Zephyr Teachout about antitrust, vertical integration, and a return to feudalism — all topics in her book "Break 'Em Up."

    I Banish You: Reflections on Kuwait

    Mai Al-Nakib reflects on Kuwait's reply to COVID-19 with a little inspiration from Coriolanus.

    How Can the Arts Save Us?

    Raf Gonzalez talks about the importance of supporting the arts, especially during the pandemic, for communities that benefit most from cultural expression.