Surpassed by history, will the novelist put down his pen?
Capitalists will constantly seek to reshape schooling because their labor supply can always be more efficient
All this global capitalist food infrastructure, and still nothing to eat. A review of Alexandra Kleeman's novel You Too Can Have a Body Like Mine
If you’re a down-and-out artist and you’re of a certain socio-psychological bent, the idea of going to a minimum security prison for a year or two in exchange for being a world-famous artist might not sound like a bad tradeoff...
So-called left-wing Zionism is white nationalism by another name
The fight documented in Dana Goldstein’s The Teacher Wars may be a lost cause
In imagining a homogenized future labor force, accelerationism ignores how capital opportunistically sustains difference to survive
Richard Linklater's new movie Boyhood is a formal accomplishment and a narrative hazard
The author and parenting educator behind Mean Girls talks sex, drugs, and her new book on boys
When I wrote this essay a year ago, there weren’t any literal Nazis in Breaking Bad and the show was about drugs. Neither of those things are true now...
An interview with Occupy Wall Street chronicler and author of the new book "Thank You, Anarchy," Nathan Schneider
Prisons and Shakespeare go hand in hand, but who's learning what when Hamlet is an inmate?
Putting essays online isn't just about the future viability of the form, it's changing the reasons we read and write.
In America, Ai Weiwei isn't a dissident, he's a foreign policy asset and an artist of art's limits
Michael Haneke’s Amour isn’t an ironically titled film about entropy, acrimony, withering, or divorce. It's about storybook romance and true love. And just like true love, it's filled with violence, horror, and death.
Science historian Laurel Braitman talked with TNI's Malcolm Harris about non-human animal personalities, mental illness, and taste