More flexible than solids but less unwieldy than gas: Of all the states of matter, liquids appear most vulnerable to human manipulation. But who gets to do the manipulating has little to do with physics and everything to do with power.
The genre of science fiction might represent our post-truth regime more accurately than either disjointed discipline.
How states voted with unregulated voting machines and deregulated voter protections
After Alcatraz Prison was decommissioned and listed as surplus federal property, Red Power activists occupied it in various configurations from 1969 to 1971. This is the proclamation they issued to the US Government.
An interview with Jameel Jaffer, who helped force the Obama Administration to release documents underlying its campaign of targeted killings.
In this month’s column, our advice columnist Zahira Kelly helps readers understand their complex feelings about this past summer’s Olympic games and the ways power and beauty are intertwined.
Notes on building The Movement
In an exclusive letter to the New Inquiry, Academy Award winning actress Susan Surandon pledges to fund the revolution she longed for
The second in a series of reactions from TNI friends, contributors, and editors on what happens after 11/9
“oh country, my new and brief country/ how I walk from you/ full & into the wreckage”
The state's racist response to the Standing Rock encampment has alienated some from the ballot box. A dispatch from Nanjala Nyabola.
The Native and the Refugee investigates how the spatial contexts of Native reservations in the U.S. and Palestinian refugee camps in the Middle East incubate resistance to settler colonialism. An interview with co-directors and producers, Matt Peterson and Malek Rasamny.
Editors' Note, The New Inquiry Vol. 56: Violence
The Virtual Watchers, a collaborative project between Spanish artist and researcher Joana Moll and French anthropologist Cédric Parizot, looks critically at an online platform of 20,633 volunteers across the globe surveilling the US-Mexico border
"Bourgeois Art" and "A Note to the Communist Party," essays excerpted from René Magritte: Selected Writings