A teacher writes a story about a school shooting and is placed under evaluation, cornfields double as pot farms, Americans love blaming teachers, and more...
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September 02, 2014
It's Still Not the End of History
Twenty-five years after Francis Fukuyama's landmark essay, liberal democracy is increasingly beset. Its defenders need to go back to the basics.
Jeffrey Goldberg
In Maryland, a Soviet-Style Punishment for a Novelist
An eighth-grade teacher who writes fiction under a nom de plume is ordered to undergo an "emergency medical evaluation" for his novel about a school shooting.
Jeffrey Goldberg
The Secret Pot-Growing Operations in America's Cornfields
The same tech that's helping farmers with legal crops is a boon to the agricultural underworld.
Kaitlin Stack Whitney
Why Do Americans Love to Blame Teachers?
Healthcare has its critics, but few of them are calling for doctors to be replaced. Education is different--and as a new book reveals, it has been throughout U.S. history.
Noah Berlatsky
What's Wrong With Checking Out Leaked Nude Photos of Celebrities
The ethics of looking away
Jessica Valenti
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