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  1. MOMUS: A Return to Art Criticism

    MOMUS is an online art publication where you’ll find serious and engaging writing on the international art scene, from reviews to longform essays.

    Art
  2. “But there’s also the passive sexism — the status quo — that people have trouble seeing or don’t think they engage in until they catch themselves doing it because it’s so ingrained, that we also desperately need to fix.”

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  3. Longreads Best of 2017: All of Our No. 1 Story Picks

    Looking for some good reading during the holiday season? Here’s every story that was chosen as number one in Longreads’ Weekly Top 5 email.

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    By Kjell Reigstad
  4. John Pavlovitz

    A North Carolina-based pastor, John Pavlovitz writes on the noisy, messy intersection of faith, politics, and social justice in the U.S.

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  5. I’m Black, and I think Richard Spencer Should Speak At The University of Michigan

    “Let him expand upon all his twisted thoughts and ideals on a grand stage. Let him see just how meaningless his words really are, because at the end of the day he can’t change what we are.”

    Academia
  6. Time Person of the Year 2017: The Silence Breakers

    The Silence Breakers who spoke out against sexual assault and harassment are TIME’s Person of the Year 2017.

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  7. “These babushkas survived Stalin and the Nazis. . . . How can they be expected to fear something neither male nor foreign, that does not even have feral teeth, but whose only crime is that it breathes and disappears into the same air.”

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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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
  12. artnet News

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

    Art
  13. “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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  14. 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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  15. 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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