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What Was His Name?

By Fred Dodsworth. Marco Antonio Muñoz killed himself in his holding cell in Texas after being forcibly separated from his son. …

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Anonymous Act

By Heidi Seaborn. Remembering the Stanford rape case that led to Judge Aaron Persky's recall in California this week. …

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Middle East

Dareen Tatour

By Joseph M. Gerace. After Dareen Tatour's conviction for inciting violence, is the only Israeli platform for Palestinian poetry in the courtroom? …

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Africa

What is Civil in a War?

By Success Akpojotor. The Biafran Civil War is far from forgotten. As Nigeria's president tries to reframe history, a state rebels. …

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Americas

Fuego, As Seen From Antigua

By Lauren Camp. Revisiting memories of Antigua, Guatemala in the wake of Sunday's volcanic eruption, which has claimed 65 lives so far. …

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Science & Tech

After the Tsunami

By EJ Shu. Hundreds of species sailed the oceans on rafts of plastic, spurred by the massive 2011 Japanese tsunami. …

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Fin

By Brian A. Salmons. An image of a bird carrying a shark carrying a fish has gone viral. …

Editors' PIcks

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Politics

En Route

By Zoe Young. While leaving an ICE protest, a poet questions the future we hurtle toward. …

Opinion View all

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By Judith Kingston. On ambiguity after the historic vote to legalize abortion in Ireland. …

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Opinion

The Meadow

By Tara Campbell. Is human violence just another unhappy gift of nature? …

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    Jars of Clay

    By Shawn Aveningo Sanders. In Montgomery, Alabama, the Memorial for Peace and Justice is the country's first memorial to victims… Keep Reading

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    America

    By David M. Taylor. A racist epithet underscores disempowerment as old as this country.… Keep Reading

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Obituaries

As a Mother

By Stephen Byrne. Claudia Gómez González hoped for an education. She was killed by a U.S. Border Patrol agent in Texas instead. …

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Obituaries

Parts Unknown

By Clare Welsh. Anthony Bourdain, dead at 61, recognized the misfits working behind the counter. …

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