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  1. How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria?

    Nguyen is a medical professional who is struggling to process her time in Puerto Rico: “There will also be stories about patients that will make you rethink what you know about love and devotion. It was my privilege to witness all of it.”

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  2. One Does Not Simply Add Ethics to Technology

    L. M. Sacasas’s essay reminds us that the tension between technology and ethics isn’t new — we’re just coming back to it these days with new questions and new challenges.

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  3. Art of Aphorism

    Since 2013, Fred Lee has published more than 3,000 aphorisms on his blog, with deep archives of pithy, thought-provoking one-liners.

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  4. Blanket Statement

    Chelsea Vowel on why the Hudson’s Bay blanket is an important symbol to the Métis people: “The fact is that wool is warm even when wet, dries quickly and is easy to sew. These are all important considerations in climes that can reach temperatures of minus 40 degrees Celcius.”

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    Photo by Danielle Scott
  5. artnet News

    At artnet News, follow the latest from the international art market with daily art-world updates, expert commentary, and event reviews.

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  6. “We are superficially more connected than ever before but we don’t feel any better […]. It is up to us to realise self-love doesn’t stem from a selfie and emojis will never qualify as real emotions.”

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  7. For The Helpers

    Winnipeg community activist Michael Redhead Champagne’s words apply to communities the world over: “Let’s teach with our example how to be relentless, forgiving and kind. When our world is this sick, we must be the medicine.”

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  8. Native Appropriations

    Adrian Keene, the writer behind Native Appropriations, focuses on current events and popular culture through the lens of Native American representation.

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  9. Sphinx: Exploring Antiquity and Modernity

    Neville Morley is a UK-based classics and ancient-history scholar. On his blog, he draws connections between his field of study and contemporary culture and politics.

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  10. “The human race was not, in fact, exterminated in the late 1990s, as the film portends—but we have been doing our damnedest ever since to make sure it is.”

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  11. Berfrois

    Founded and edited by Russell Bennetts, Berfrois is a literary-intellectual online magazine based in London, England, covering a range of subjects from poetry to philosophy and science to economics.

    Art
  12. Harper’s Magazine

    Harper’s Magazine is the oldest general-interest monthly in the US, exploring current events, politics, society, culture, and the environment through longform narrative journalism and essays from both new voices and distinguished writers.

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  13. n+1

    n+1 is a print and digital magazine of literature, culture, and politics published three times a year. New online-only writing is posted several times a week.

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  14. Guernica – A Magazine of Global Arts

    Founded in 2004, Guernica is an award-winning magazine focused on the intersection of global arts and politics, run entirely by volunteers.

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  15. The Public Domain Review

    Celebrate art in the public domain with a journal dedicated to guiding you through its depths – “like a small exhibition gallery at the entrance to an immense network of archives . . . an ever-growing cabinet of curiosities for the digital age.”

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