In 2004, as Susan Sontag lay dying, horrifying pictures began to emerge from a prison in Iraq. She had received a diagnosis of blood cancer at the end of March that year, at the age of 71. Having had twice
Often, while trying to take in whole the vast vista of the president*'s various corruptions, we lose track of what a petty, vindictive, chub-fingered creep El Caudillo del Mar-a-Lago really is. Luckily,
This week's two debates showed us that national security just isn't seen as a central issue in the Democratic primaries. That needs to change. The first of CNN's two Democratic debates went on for two
Authorities in West Palm Beach, Florida, are implementing the use of children's songs on repeat in an attempt to deter homeless people from taking up shelter in a city park pavilion. West Palm Beach Parks
America's history of civic engagement and understanding is fading into the past. This is nowhere clearer than in attitudes toward government today. Enjoy the picnics and the fireworks. It’s been quite
(U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP) It’s no secret now that conditions at the detention centers controlled by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) are appalling.
Do photographs provide our most immediate connection to truth, or do they confuse, mislead, or tell outright lies? In “The Cruel Radiance: Photography and Political Violence,” out now from the University