French colonial policies in Algeria created animosity between Jews and Muslims—animosity which the state continues to claim was timeless.
Human bodies in deep water feel nature’s power and our own relative weakness. As seas rise, we should heed the swimmers.
How the United States terrorizes the rest of the world, Baldwin realized abroad, echoed how it terrorized its inhabitants at home.
It is no exaggeration to say that Evelyn Fox Keller and her compatriots made possible not only my work but entire generations of scholarship on science.
Even with its ambitious and compelling premise of robot revolution, HBO’s Westworld lacks the imagination to follow the story to its logical outcomes.
For two Black womxn translators, bringing Afro-Italian stories into English is an act of radical self-love and resistance.
When will new generations of Afro-Italians finally be heard and recognized as full and active members of Italy’s culture and society?
Italy’s past, present, and future are no less marked by race than any other former colonial power. Acknowledging that is only the beginning.
Declaring water a human right is easy. But to actually secure that right, the best method—surprisingly—is bureaucratic sleights of hand.
Woolf’s spin on the genre of children’s fiction about animals is valuable because of its comedy, not despite it.
In this parodic installment of Shoptalk, we salute the year of conferences that have tried to be.
Yaa Gyasi’s new novel meditates on the problems we try to solve with science, with faith, and with love.
Both violent surveillance and disease risk were integral to Atlantic slavery. That same war against Black people continues today.
We can begin where we live, because our neighbors and neighborhoods shape us in ways that are invisible but invigorating.
COVID-19 is the first truly comprehensive crisis of the Anthropocene era, affecting virtually everyone on the planet.
If factory farming is the source of pathogens like SARS-CoV-2, could smaller-scale farms and communities—even in China—be the safest alternative?
In segregated neighborhoods throughout New York, memorials to those claimed by COVID-19 have appeared and evolved.
Withholding accurate information obscures both the impact of the pandemic on the most vulnerable and the resurgence of institutional violence.