No Strings Attached: An Argument for Universal Basic Income

As the modern economy rapidly changes and grows, a Universal Basic Income offers a simple solution to poverty in the United States.

On Literary Grifters and Predators

Michelle Falkoff considers why writers are susceptible to being taken advantage of financially, and what to do about it.

Crossing Memories: Reckoning with Loss Past and Present in North and South Korea

Elizabeth W. Son on the 65th anniversary of the signing of the armistice agreement that formally ended the hostilities of the Korean War.

After We Killed: Reflecting on Memoirs by Darin Strauss and Gregory Orr

Ella Jacobson explores the mental turmoil of those who have accidentally killed someone through the memoirs of Darin Strauss and Gregory Orr.

A Face in the Cloud

Peter Gadol discusses how he found a face in the cloud between social media's endless stream of photos of strangers.

Avital and Nimrod: Sexual Harassment and “Campy Communications” at NYU

Jon Wiener examines the Avital Ronell scandal, and questions some of Avital's defenders about how their opinions have changed.

The Castaways of Leave No Trace

Debra Granik's new film, "Leave No Trace" reframes the classic castaway story as a competing desire to belong to and to leave modern society.