Arts & Letters
Lemonade embeds the stadium celebrity back into the civil society traditions of black women.
A coming-of-age film highlights how even in communist Cuba, faith sustains the underclass.
The Holocaust survivor was troubled by an ‘ugly secret’ about the Italians who suffered and died while fighting fascism.
Richard Linklater’s latest film recovers a picture of youth without the iPhone.
To save American exceptionalism, the nation must first let go of imperialism.
Technology can undermine selfless, honest relationships—but it doesn’t have to.
They just don’t make leftists like they used to.
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