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Capped

Capped

by George T. Frampton
The cap-and-trade mechanism of taxing and regulating greenhouse-gas fuels has been stalled in the US since 2010. It's now making a comeback.
Unexceptional Politics

Unexceptional Politics

by Emily Apter
A critical meditation on the trials and tribulations of deliberative democracy now
Bigger Profits, Slower Growth

Bigger Profits, Slower Growth

by Herman Mark Schwartz
What are the possible economic causes of populist politics? Begin with the recent development of disintegrated supply chains.
The Young Man Who Sells Antiques

The Young Man Who Sells Antiques

by Jesse Ball
A short story about a red bird
Artist Portfolio: Lucy Raven

Artist Portfolio: Lucy Raven

Text by Pavel Pyś
Artist Lucy Raven is cinematically drawn to the scientific and industrial worlds of the American West
The Laws of War

The Laws of War

by Peter Holquist
How the Russian Empire helped to create the laws of war
The Origins Myth

The Origins Myth

by Fred M. Donner
The myths and material origins of early Islam
Perm-36

Perm-36

by Joshua Yaffa
An encounter with Russia's unfinished past, as told by the New Yorker's Moscow correspondent
Mobilizing Fear

Mobilizing Fear

by Carina L. Johnson
Propagandizing German–Ottoman conflict in the sixteenth century
The Absent Epic

The Absent Epic

by Haun Saussy
Epics, China, and the politics of narrative
Truckstops on the Information Superhighway

Truckstops on the Information Superhighway

by Tung-Hui Hu
Ant Farm’s 1970 “Truckstop Network” was borne of the idea that one could reverse the dreary flow of information by taking it into one’s own hands.
Death and the Miner

Death and the Miner

by Rosalind C. Morris
For more than a century, the gold mines of South Africa were the sparkling center of a nation. Today, itinerant migrant miners scavenge their ruins.

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