Art Inside: Fieldnotes

“It’s crazy how art can actually make you feel something.” I smile and nod. It is crazy, isn’t it? And …

Yevgeny Yevtushenko (1932-2017): An Echo Out of the Past

By Ross Kenneth Urken In the summer of 2007, in Moscow, when I was 21, my Russian host brother, Volodya …

Junot Díaz Talks Civic Duty, Dystopias, and Lunching with Obama

Sinkholes, mudslides, and the closing and flooding of freeways in L.A. didn’t stop a crowd from filling up every single …

The March of Fools: a College Comedy Darkened by Dictatorship

By Colin Marshall This is one in a series of essays on important pieces of Korean cinema freely available on the …

April Horoscopes

By Ichrak Dahou April is a month of mixed progress. While new beginnings, proper to the Spring season, arrive with …

Standing with Standing Rock: Chiefs, Veterans, and Reconciliation

The following article is the fourth in a five-part series about the movement at the Standing Rock Indian Reservation. The …

Battle Fatigue: Why It’s Your Civic Duty to Get Some Rest in Trump’s America

By Amy Newlove Schroeder We all know that life has changed since Election Day — and those changes have not …