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Unlearning the myth of American innocence

My mother recently found piles of my notebooks from when I was a small child that were filled with plans for my future. I was very ambitious. I wrote out what I would do at every age: when I would get married and when I would have kids and when I would open a dance studio.<p>When I left my small …

Political Science

Don't Bet the House on Poloz Busting Toronto and Vancouver Bubbles

The old debate about whether central banks should raise rates to counteract housing bubbles is finding new life in Canada as the country copes with …

The Inside Story of the Kushner-Bannon Civil War

West Wing sources come clean about the backstabbing, the bullying, the distrust, and the buzzing flies.<p>I. Buzzing Flies<p>The West Wing of the White House is a cramped collection of tiny offices, some of them windowless, linked by narrow hallways. New inhabitants are sometimes surprised at just how …

Who are the new jihadis?

Biographies of ‘homegrown’ European terrorists show they are violent nihilists who adopt Islam, rather than religious fundamentalists who turn to violence<p>There is something new about the jihadi terrorist violence of the past two decades. Both terrorism and jihad have existed for many years, and …

Terrorism

فی بعدها عذاب فی قربها السلامه

زنگ زدم بابا و حالش رو پرسيدم<p>گفت خوبم، فقط دوبينى پيدا كردم<p>پرسيدم دوبينى يعنى چى؟<p>گفت يعنى همه چيو دو تا ميبينم. از همه چى دو تا<p>گفتم اشكال نداره… تو …

آلوچه خانوم

سال‌ها پیش خطاب به اراذل فاضل و شنگول، از خودش این‌طور نوشته بود " گناه پدر بر دوش و فرجامِ کار در آغوش " آخرش را هم این‌طور تمام کرده بود "باید صبور …

آلوچه خانوم

خواهرم دخترش را بغل کرد دراز کشید وسط اتاق که یعنی وقت خواب است. مامان نور را کم کرد طرف دیگر بچه دراز کشید گفت بخوابیم. من، نیمه ملنگ، یک‌هو چپیدم …

How Donald Trump Set Off a Civil War Within the Right-Wing Media

In recent years, one of the most important events on a prospective Republican presidential candidate’s calendar was the RedState Gathering, a summer convention for conservative activists from across the nation. Its host was Erick Erickson, a round-faced, redheaded former election lawyer and city …

Aboriginal soldiers among Canada’s top snipers in First World War

Modern sniping was born amid the muck of the battlefields of the First World War and some of its deadliest practitioners were soldiers from Canada's First Nations communities.<p>Foremost among them was Cpl. Francis Pegahmagabow, credited with 378 kills during his four years on the shell-shattered …

The four best short stories about artificial intelligence you need to read

Short stories are stolen moments from a different world, captured and framed in a few thousand words. The best of them capture the emotional depth of full-length novels without requiring proportional investments. They challenge the reader with retellings of real world issues, without losing the …

Europe Was a Melting Pot From the Start, Ancient DNA Reveals

Genetic analysis of a 37,000-year-old human bone from Russia suggests widespread intermingling during Paleolithic times.<p>Modern Europeans have genetic ties that bind them together much further back in time than once thought, scientists report after analyzing a prehistoric Russian man's DNA.<p>Scraps of …

Why Thousands Of People Are Willing To Die On Mars

More than 200,000 aspiring space explorers volunteered for a one-way trip to Mars. Are they insane?<p><i>Editor's note: Mars One recently narrowed its pool of candidates to 100 people--many of whom we featured in the November 2014 issue (part of which exists here). We've reposted this story for your</i> …