The jewels of America’s landscape should belong to America’s original peoples.
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Return the national parks to the tribes, how we’ll remember the pandemic, a kidnapping gone wrong, and the women reinventing the Western. Plus American exclusion, Zoom justice, Andrew Yang, puberty TV, first ladies, giant closets, and more.
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In 1974, John Patterson was abducted by the People’s Liberation Army of Mexico—a group no one had heard of before. The kidnappers wanted $500,000, and insisted that Patterson’s wife deliver the ransom.
The stories you hold on to will be colored by your own experience—but also by the experiences of those around you.
A new cohort of directors, all women, is exploring the death wish that infuses the genre—and proposing visions of repair.
The U.S. is a diverse nation of immigrants—but it was not intended to be, and its historical biases continue to haunt the present.
His proposals are radical. He’s obsessed with robots. He’s never even worked in government. And next year he might be running New York.
For better, for worse, and possibly forever
As stores disappear, shopping in your own wardrobe becomes the ultimate luxury.
Street photography as collaboration
Culture & Critics
Television turns to magical realism to explore the trials of early adolescence.
How Lady Bird Johnson and Nancy Reagan advanced their husbands’ ambitions—and their own
New York is getting more out of the domestic oil boom than North Dakota ever will.
What a new memoir reveals about endurance—and extreme remorse
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