Why Alaskans Are Trying to Recall Their Governor
Mike Dunleavy slashed public services in Alaska under the guise of populism. Now a statewide movement wants to remove him from office.
March 5, 2020
The Strange Terror of Watching the Coronavirus Take Rome
In the past few weeks, as the virus spread, the city emptied out.
March 4, 2020
How a Pair of Investigative Reporters Are Trying to Save the Chicago Tribune
At its peak, the paper employed just under seven hundred reporters and editors; today it has around two hundred and fifty.
March 2, 2020
How the Indian Government Watched Delhi Burn
The Bharatiya Janata Party’s top leaders—the Prime Minister included—seem to excel at creating conditions in which violence can unfold.
February 27, 2020
A View of the Revolution in Lebanon from Martyrs’ Square
Illustrations from the epicenter of the uprising in Beirut, where calls for revolution are ubiquitous, echoing through coffee shops and chanted in demonstrations.
February 22, 2020
The One War That the Human Species Can’t Lose
Human existence depends on Antarctica’s ice—and it’s now melting.
February 20, 2020
In New Hampshire, Sanders and Warren Portray Themselves as Fixers, Not Visionaries
Both candidates promise bold, fundamental change. But they struggle to conjure a vision of America that aggressively counters Trump’s.
February 12, 2020
“It’s a Worldwide Problem”: How North American and Australian Firefighters Work Together
In 2018, dozens of Australians and New Zealanders helped quell severe fires in California and the Pacific Northwest. Now Americans and Canadians are returning the favor.
February 1, 2020
A New Backlash to Gun Control Begins in Virginia
Activists at a gun-rights rally in Richmond last week called Virginia, a state with a pro-gun tradition now on the brink of passing restrictions, “the canary in the coal mine.”
January 28, 2020
The Attack on Exarchia, an Anarchist Refuge in Athens
Exarchia, home to squats, cafés, and social centers, has long been an oasis for immigrants without papers, but Greece’s right-wing leadership is trying to subdue the neighborhood.
January 20, 2020