A night of ghazals comes to an end to fill with birds.
As the sky blues, their calls braid in New Jersey.
Jonathan Entin: Ruth Bader Ginsburg helped shape the modern era of women’s rights – even before she went on the Supreme Court
When Ginsburg started her work in the 1960s, the Supreme Court had never invalidated any type of sex-based rule. Worse, it had rejected every challenge to laws that treated women worse than men.
Dean is a teenage boy who loves breakfast, Rihanna, and finding freedom in a wave.
I wrote The Brass Girl Brouhaha by tattooing the word WRONG across my heart to help me muster the strength I’d need to argue with a world that wanted me to say “hey, y’all!” in a hill-country accent sipping tea under a dogwood in a pink smock smattered with etchings of ivy.
Jessica Corbett: After 175 Years, Scientific American Backs Biden With Magazine’s First-Ever Endorsement
With unprecedented wildfires burning across western states, the Gulf Coast bracing for a hurricane, and the coronavirus pandemic still raging, Scientific American on Tuesday gave Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden its first-ever endorsement in the magazine’s 175-year history.
Yes, we should be worried. Four years ago, Russia managed to penetrate systems in several states…
It was the summer the Israelis withdrew, leaving
a landmined no-man’s-land of phosphorus orange groves,
blighted with white like the kingdom of the Snow Queen.
A Post-Coronavirus Economy Can No Longer Afford to Put the Pentagon First.
Trump does not like to lose. He will try these various strategies to overcome his profound unpopularity to win re-election.
In more sane times, it would be natural for the Boy Scouts of America to share its do-gooder image with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Today when newspapers carry daily reports of migrants drowning in capsized vessels, Géricault’s achievement, The Raft of the Medusa (1819), is the perfect metaphor for human refuse pushed aside and ignored by the state.
Authoritarian rulers fear peaceful resistance above all else.
Jennifer Ho: With Kamala Harris, Americans yet again have trouble understanding what multiracial means
While the debates about Harris’ racial identities may seem new given the recent media attention focused on her, they are similar to the commentary other high-profile mixed-race people have received.
I bet you think I made that up,that this is some dystopian anti-elegy,
and that I am another Cassandra, bemoaning
a distant, inevitable future, but I saw it,
not ten minutes ago…