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Renovating the House (and Senate…)

"One thing that sent Christine Blasey Ford to therapy in 2012 was a marital disagreement about a house renovation," writes Bonnie Honig.

A Reactionary Renaming: Stanford and English Language Politics

Stanford's recent decision to remove monuments of Spanish missionary Junipero Serra ignores the Hispanic legacy in United States history.

What’s Funny in A Farewell to Arms

Verna Kale writes on the under-appreciated comedy of Hemingway's classic, "A Farewell to Arms."

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Deep into the Heart: An Interview with Shokoofeh Azar

Robert Wood interviews Shokoofeh Azar, Iranian-born journalist and author of "The Enlightenment of the Greengage Tree."

A Different Kind of Collective Agency: Talking to Asad Haider

Andy Fitch talks to Asad Haider about a non-Eurocentric notion of universality and the new language needed for collective politics.

An Open Letter to Ken Brecher, President of the Library Foundation of Los Angeles

Rubén Martínez writes to Ken Brecher, demanding his resignation from the Library Foundation of Los Angeles.

Sequelae: A Primatologist’s Perspective on Brett Kavanaugh

Primatologist Dr. Amy Parish considers how the evolutionary history of chimpanzees and bonobos should inform society's perception of Brett Kavanaugh.

Reading the Classics to Resist Misogyny

Sam Argyle reviews "Not All Dead White Men," in which Donna Zuckerberg critiques the decontextualized use of classical texts.

A Reactionary Renaming: Stanford and English Language Politics

Stanford's recent decision to remove monuments of Spanish missionary Junipero Serra ignores the Hispanic legacy in United States history.