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Home. The thought of it conjures up a tangle of images, of safeness and permanence and comfortable refuge. Home is also tenuous shelter under a busy overpass, in a neighborhood
Lornet Turnbull
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Resmaa Menakem intersperses political commentary and predictions about American democracy with explanations of how racialized trauma presents in our bodies, and offers body-focused exercises to deal with it.
Ruth Terry
From The Current Issue
Degrowth invites us to envision a much deeper societal transition than simply swapping energy sources to maintain the status quo.
Jared Spears
Bill McKibben has been a leading advocate for climate change action since he wrote the first popular book about global warming in 1989. In his new memoir, “The Flag, The Cross and the Station Wagon,” he connects the climate crisis to his suburban American boyhood and wonders “What the hell happened?”
Larry Parks Daloz
“The Vanishing Half” deals with the theme of racial “passing” in the 1950s. Passing is different today, but still presents a choice between safety and authenticity.
Gila K. Berryman
In “The Little War Cat,” concepts of war and trauma are introduced to young children in a way that is age-appropriate and invites them to feel empathy.
Hiba Noor Khan
Instead of insisting on superlatives amidst spiking inequalities and insurgent fascism, we should be striving toward policies that are socially responsible and work to establish decent baselines.
John Washington
Moving away from grass lawns demands the extensive transformation of our relationship not only with our cities but also with nature.
Charles Mudede
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