A Muslim among Israeli settlers, the pearl at the center of an 80-year-old hoax, Marti Noxon putting women’s rage on TV, and pop culture’s response to Trump. Plus, Kissinger on AI and the end of humanity, an interview with Seth Meyers, the search for life on Mars, NRATV, and more.

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June 2018

June 2018

A Muslim among Israeli settlers, the pearl at the center of an 80-year-old hoax, Marti Noxon putting women’s rage on TV, and pop culture’s response to Trump. Plus, Kissinger on AI and the end of humanity, an interview with Seth Meyers, the search for life on Mars, NRATV, and more.

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The 9.9 Percent Is the New American Aristocracy

The class divide is already toxic, and is fast becoming unbridgeable. You’re probably part of the problem.

Matthew Stewart

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Is Television Ready for Angry Women?

Producer Marti Noxon has two shows about women’s pain and rage debuting this summer—and the timing couldn’t be better.

Sophie Gilbert

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A Muslim Among Israeli Settlers

What happens when a Pakistani American writer goes deep into the West Bank?

Wajahat Ali

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Chasing the Pearl of Lao Tzu

A tale of ancient philosophers, alien abductions, murder-for-hire—and how the world’s largest pearl came to be the centerpiece of an 80-year-old hoax

Michael LaPointe

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Can Protest Art Get Its Mojo Back?

Since the 2016 election, pop music and TV shows have emphasized liberal impotence more than anger. Is that about to change?

Spencer Kornhaber

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Dispatches

How the Enlightenment Ends

Henry A. Kissinger

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Seth Meyers Has ‘Very Fond’ Memories of Roasting Trump

Julia Ioffe

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The Owl Thieves of Sweden

Rene Chun

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An SAT for CEOs

Frank Partnoy

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How Useful Is Fear?

Ben Healy

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Can Abigail Allwood Find Life on Mars?

Laura Parker

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Russia’s Controversial Knockoff of The Americans

Kevin Volkl

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Penguin Prostitution Is a Thing

Lucy Cooke

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The Culture File

Live-Streaming the Apocalypse With NRATV

James Parker

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The Novel That Asks, ‘What Went Wrong With Mankind?’

Nathaniel Rich

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The Wisdom of Running a 2,189-Mile Marathon

Paul Bisceglio

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The Kids’ Guide to the Postwar World

Deborah Cohen

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Autism’s Dark Roots in Nazi Vienna

Ann Hulbert

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Departments

The Conversation

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Which Two Historical Figures Would You Most Like to Introduce to Each Other?

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Poetry

Once I Lived

Karl Kirchwey

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