Our man in Boston sits down for a frank accounting with Tony Horwitz, author of beloved works like Confederates in the Attic: Dispatches From the Unfinished Civil War. Here they chat about his new book on John Brown—still a divisive figure in America, particularly in these days of terrorism—and the hazards of politicians reading too much.
The occupation of Wall Street has been heralded as a passionate grassroots movement (now beloved by celebrities) that is spreading nationwide and claiming to reflect America’s non-wealthy 99 percent ...
Living in the fascist stronghold of Marigold Gardens will challenge the roots of even the most hardcore. One parent’s struggle against the machine.
In November 2010, Kanye’s new album exploded just as North Korea launched missiles.
The re-opening of a 1970s murder case this summer shocked Germans of all political stripes.
In the days following Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination, more than 100 cities experienced significant civil disturbance. In New York, everyone expected riots. What happened next.
Scandinavians are not known for reaching an impasse, much less for rioting over squatters’ rights. Last week Beth Milton woke up in an urban war zone.
Every four years at the end of February, we’ve got that extra day. Is it special? Well maybe it should be.