Category: Essays

Provincials, Light and Grass

Provincials, Light and Grass

Sumana Roy— I’d sometimes wonder whether I’d still be a provincial if I were the only person on this planet. The next immediate thought is—are there provinces on other planets?… READ MORE

Navigating A Saltier Future

Navigating A Saltier Future

David Sedlak— World Water Day normally includes discussions about the struggle to provide water to meet the needs of people and the environment. In the coming decades, crises related to… READ MORE

The Houses and Homes of Betty Friedan

The Houses and Homes of Betty Friedan

Rachel Shteir— Writing about Betty Friedan and her famous book that expanded women’s lives, The Feminine Mystique, I often admired the zeal with which she tried to expand her own…. READ MORE

The Streets of Mogadishu

The Streets of Mogadishu

N. W. Collins— “Every American has seen the shocking images from Somalia,” President George H. W. Bush commenced the live address from the Oval Office.1 Announcing the new mission to… READ MORE

Losing Reality: TV and Movies Today

Losing Reality: TV and Movies Today

David Thomson— For most of my life, I cherished the experience of being at the movies—in a theatre or a cinema, the Granada, the Regal or the Astoria in southwest… READ MORE

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