The New Inquiry
Make Kin, Not Borders
September 19th, 2017, 07:25 AM
Want to fight climate change? Have fewer children, the Guardian advised its readers in July. Similarly, the pioneer of cyborg-feminist theory, Donna Haraway, tells readers…
Editors’ Note, Vol. 63: Patriots
September 15th, 2017, 07:25 AM
This is the editorial note to TNI Vol. 63: Patriots. Subscribe to TNI for $2 and get Patriots (and free access to our archive of back…
Blood and Glory
September 11th, 2017, 07:25 AM
After 9/11, the bodies at Ground Zero were made heroic; the immigrant bodies that cleaned them up, less so
Nuclear Renewal
September 6th, 2017, 07:25 AM
Earlier this year, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory posted a few dozen videos of 1940s, 50s, and 60s-era nuclear bomb test footage to Youtube. It…
Party Like It’s 1992
September 5th, 2017, 07:25 AM
On their first arrival at the Tongva coast (what would now be considered the coast of Southern California), conquistador Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo and his men…
Dear Marooned Alien Princess
September 1st, 2017, 07:25 AM
Dear Marooned Alien Princess, Where is the line drawn between appreciation and cultural appropriation? Why can’t I just enjoy things from other cultures? Isn’t denying…
Blue Dream
August 30th, 2017, 07:25 AM
One pill, once a day. The prescription will run out in a little over a month. Before the doctor will refill the prescription, I will…
Hidden Costs
August 28th, 2017, 07:25 AM
The Maine Department of Corrections (MDOC) Industries woodshop at the Maine State Prison is approximately the size of a football field and smells of split…
Getting In
August 25th, 2017, 07:25 AM
On the night of November 19, 2014, Jacqueline Woodson won the National Book Award for her memoir-in-verse Brown Girl Dreaming, a moving, lyrical narrative of…
Call Volume
August 23rd, 2017, 07:25 AM
It was with unconcealed glee that my colleagues and I watched our line manager suddenly become inundated with cold calls to his cell phone. We…