A British Bulldog

Bulldogs, Serial Killers, and Talking Fish

Well-researched stories from Aeon, The Conversation, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
Uber Eats delivery people

COVID-19 and Justice for Food Workers

The COVID-19 pandemic put food workers in danger of contracting infections, with few, if any, consequences for the industries' failures to protect them.
Dolores Huerta

The Foundations of Chicana Feminism

The Chicana feminist movement was initially met with resistance from within, and racism from without.
Cloud seeding

Cloud Seeding, Fake Fact-Checks, and Angela Davis at 78

Well-researched stories from Pro Publica, Smithsonian, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
Hindu devotees celebrate during Holi with colored powders at the Banke Bihari temple on March 26, 2013 in Vrindavan, India.

Gender and Caste at Holi

The Hindu festival of Holi celebrates love, colors, and the arrival of spring. How it's celebrated can vary significantly throughout India.
Terence McKenna

Terence McKenna’s Anarchic Psychedelic Religion

Terence McKenna was an evangelist for the use of psilocybin and other mind-altering drugs, as a way to transcend and escape “untrammeled rationalism.”
A portrait of Lu Yu

Sovereignty, Classroom Racism, and Eating Tea

Well-researched stories from the 19th, Slate, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
Somebody stealing a speech bubble from another person

Policing Joke Theft

Joke theft: it's a serious matter.
From the cover of FAAR News, November 1, 1977

Feminism, Self-Defense, and (Not) Calling the Cops

The feminist movement of the 1970s worked to raise awareness of violence against women, but diverged on the role of law enforcement in fighting it.
X-ray effect image of a male skeleton running.

Clever Skeletons, Seal Spies, and Paul Farmer

Well-researched stories from Smithsonian, Knowable, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.