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Why The Southern Poverty Law Center Paid An Anti-Extremist Muslim $3.375 Million

The founder of Britain’s anti-extremist Quilliam Foundation says that now he’s won millions and an apology from the Southern Poverty Law Center, he …

Religion

The Ornithologist the Internet Called a Murderer

For some time, I’d been searching for Christopher Filardi, a biologist with decades of field experience in the Solomon Islands. I wanted to interview him for a book I was writing, but the email system at the American Museum of Natural History, which once listed him as the director of Pacific …

University of Washington

The 14 Best Bird Watching Apps (2018) - Bird Watching HQ

<b>I can’t imagine leaving my smartphone at home when birding! As technology continues to advance, it has become an invaluable tool.</b><p>For example, I have …

Apps

It’s time to bust the myth: Most Trump voters were not working class.

Media coverage of the 2016 election often emphasized Donald Trump’s appeal to the working class. <i>The Atlantic</i> said that “the billionaire developer is building a blue-collar foundation.” The Associated Press wondered what “Trump’s success in attracting white, working-class voters” would mean for his …

Middle-class

Trauma and Growth: Impact of AIDS Activism

Abstract<p><i>Introduction</i>. Our goal was to assess the long-term impact of AIDS activism of ACT UP/New York on the current adjustment of those who were …

The Brain

Industry Interview: Tom Viola and the Evolution of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

For the past thirty years, Broadway CaresEquity Fights AIDS has been a vital part of the theatre community,and Tom Viola has been aroundto nurture …

Hudson Valley

From Son of the Bourgeoisie to Servant of the Revolution The Roots of Daniel Guérin’s Revolutionary Socialism | Berry | Moving the Social

Socialism

The Red and the Rainbow: The Life and Work of Daniel Guérin

An uncompromising champion of the labor movement, sharp critic of authoritarianism both left and right, and early proponent of “intersectionality,” …

Political Science

poems

poem<p>2015<p>When someone dies, the clothes are so sad. They have outlived<br>their usefulness and cannot get warm and full.<br>You talk to the clothes and …

Literature

After Words

Kimberly Blaeser was born in Billings, Montana, in 1955. Of Anishinaabe ancestry, she grew up on the White Earth Reservation in northwestern …

Michigan State University

Dirge Without Music

About this poet<p>Poet and playwright Edna St. Vincent Millay was born in Rockland, Maine, on February 22, 1892. Her mother, Cora, raised her three …

Literature

Poem for Jack Spicer

Matthew Zapruder was born in 1967 in Washington, D.C. He received a BA from Amherst College, an MA from the University of California, Berkeley, and …

Poetry

Please Bury Me in This

<i>reviewed by Jennifer Michael Hecht</i><p>White’s new collection is made up of short, untitled poems. There are images that manage to be ethereal and exotic …

Literature

from Please Bury Me in This [In the museum of sadness...]

About this poet<p>Allison Benis White is the author of <i>Please Bury Me in This</i> (Four Way Books, 2017) and <i>Small Porcelain Head</i> (Four Way Books, 2013). She …

Literature

Beyond The Artifice of Elegy - Poetry Off the Shelf

Literature

Left Behind by Joy Katz

When my mother died, eight years ago, I stopped reading poetry. A strange thing for a poet to say, but it’s true. In fact, it wouldn’t be overstating …

Literature

People Who Died by Ted Berrigan

Pat Dugan……..my grandfather……..throat cancer……..1947.<p>Ed Berrigan……..my dad……..heart attack……..1958.<p>Dickie Budlong……..my best friend Brucie’s big …

Greenwich Village

Queer Poets on the Poems That Changed Their Lives

In celebration of LGBTQ Pride Month, we asked poets to tell us about the poems that influenced their lives as LGBTQ writers and individuals. Read …

Literature

From love to grief to gaiety

<b>James Merrill: Life and Art.</b> By Langdon Hammer. <i>Knopf; 912 pages; $40.</i><p><b>Get our daily newsletter</b><p>Upgrade your inbox and get our Daily Dispatch and …

Books

22 Ambassadors Recommend the One Book to Read Before Visiting Their Country

Preparing for a visit to a foreign country can often be overwhelming, with no shortage of things to learn before you go. Where should you eat? Where should you stay? What do you tip? More so than this service information, though, is a sense of cultural understanding that's hard to put your finger …

The Migratory Bird Treaty Act, Explained

The Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA), signed into law in 1918, is among the oldest wildlife protection laws on the books. Its creation was one of the …

The History and Evolution of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act

Passed a century ago, the Migratory Bird Treaty Act prohibits the harming of just about all native birds, along with their nests and eggs. To this …

Behind the Black Curtain: The Secret Past of Gay Pulp Fiction (PHOTOS)

Summer is slowly winding down, and if you are like most people, you have neared the end of your summer reading list and are on the hunt for a few more literary gems before the pool closes for the season. Well, have no fear: ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives is here with your perfect end-of-summer …

The Contract With Authoritarianism

In 1994, Newt Gingrich, brandishing his Contract with America, led a Republican revolution that swept aside Democratic majorities in the House and the Senate, initiating an epoch of conservative ascendancy that lingers on. Don Sipple, a Republican campaign consultant, declared at the time that the …

In 83 Million Eviction Records, a Sweeping and Intimate New Look at Housing in America

A Princeton sociologist chronicled the human toll of eviction in one city in a 2016 book. A new project may reveal just how widespread the problem is.

Housing

Monkeys Seem to Recognize Their Reflections

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the smartest animal of them all?<p>The ability to recognize oneself in a mirror has been touted as a hallmark of …

‘Drag Race’ Queens Sound Off on RuPaul and Trans Performers: ‘Drag Is For Everybody’

Competitors past and present of the groundbreaking reality show gather on the red carpet to talk the future of drag and RuPaul’s controversial …

New Facebook-Backed Law Would Let Foreign Governments Get Your Data Without a Warrant

Mark Zuckerberg promises this time his company will really protect your data, after Cambridge Analytica revelations. Except Facebook just pushed …

Monkeys master a key sign of self-awareness: recognizing their reflections

Strange as it might seem, not all animals can immediately recognize themselves in a mirror. Great apes, dolphins, Asian elephants, and Eurasian …

Animals

Betty White | Television Academy Interviews

Mary Tyler Moore Show