Election Hinges on Four Key Things

Election Hinges on Four Key Things

The key, at least for Democrats, is to increase turnout. For Republicans, a low turnout guarantees the status quo in Congress and may well gain them the Presidency.

Up in Arms: A Response to Guns in America

Up in Arms: A Response to Guns in America

I’ve always been afraid of guns,” says artist Jerilea Zempel. Her recent project is an effort to silence guns and render them invisible.

Murderer's Bread

Murderer’s Bread

The chronicle of a LGBT couple settling in a hardscrabble neighborhood outside the city

Upstaging the Powers That Be

Upstaging the Powers That Be

Social movements increasingly turn to performance as a savvy way to create irresistible, eye-catching scenes that provoke critical thought.

What Should Bernie Do Now?

What Should Bernie Do Now?

Bernie should stay in the race but not attack Hillary. Hillary should campaign for new trade policies, free  tuition and closing tax loopholes.

How Jane Eyre Changed My Life

How Jane Eyre Changed My Life

All the kids in the neighborhood had been warned to stay away from me. Bored out of my mind, I read Jane Eyre at least eight times before college.