“You cannot just remain silent, you cannot remain still. You have to do something.”
In This Issue
Ukraine defiant: George Packer, Anne Applebaum, and Franklin Foer on democracy’s front lines. Plus the myopia generation, the Benin bronzes’ contested return, Ian McEwan’s anti-memoir, cursive’s demise, redshirting boys, John Roberts v. the Voting Rights Act, the GOP’s extremist history, and more.
A band of Belarusians is resisting the threat of a neo-Soviet empire by taking up arms in Ukraine.
The Ukrainian journalist Sergii Leshchenko has a nose for a story and a knack for being in the right place at the right time. I wanted to see the war through his eyes.
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The repatriation of stolen objects has become a ritual of self-purification through purgation—but who it really serves is less clear than it might seem.
Why do so many kids need glasses now?
The author reflects on a charmed life—and all that could have gone wrong.
Why boys should start school a year later than girls
Is this the end of the Voting Rights Act?
Scenes from the effort to save Ukrainian art from destruction
Culture & Critics
How will they interpret the past?
Doctors have their stories to tell about mental illness. But what about the stories we tell ourselves?
Three books explore a history of fractious extremism that predates Donald Trump.
Readers respond to our July/August 2022 issue.
Bedtime stories aren’t just for children.