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  1. Hakai Magazine

    Hakai Magazine explores our changing world through stories on oceans, coastlines, and marine life, written by today’s leading — and most engaging — scientists and environmentalists.

    Animals
  2. Tim Harford: The Undercover Economist

    Economist and journalist Tim Harford blends insights on technology, business, and, economic history into accessible and engaging posts on a wide range of topics, from inequality to social media.

    Business
  3. Preemptive Love Blog

    Preemptive Love is a U.S. nonprofit that focuses on aid and peacemaking in Iraq and Syria. Their blog tells the stories of the people and communities on the frontline, working to rebuild after years of violent conflict.

    Commentary
  4. Eco-Fiction

    Eco-Fiction is a site dedicated to writing with a strong focus on nature and the environment, “blowing your mind with wild words and worlds.”

    Books
  5. Popula

    Popula, part of the Civil network, is “a journalist-owned, journalist-run, ad-free publication with nobody to answer to, except you.” Browse their growing archives for fresh, timely writing and art.

    Art
  6. Tokyo Review

    Even if you don’t live anywhere near the world’s largest city, Tokyo Review publishes timely, engaging articles that invite all readers to learn more about Japan’s economy, culture, and politics.

    Commentary
  7. Pieces of History

    One of several U.S. National Archives blogs, Pieces of History is where the Archives’ staff share rare and noteworthy documents, photos, and stories that show the richness and complexity of American history.

    Culture
  8. TAKEN: Stories of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

    Taken is a television series dedicated to telling the individual stories of the more than 1,000 indigenous women who have gone missing or have been murdered in Canada.

    Current Events
  9. Ben Kritz

    Manila TimesĀ columnist Ben Kritz talks politics, science and technology, economics, and more — visit his site for opinionated deep dives on current events in the U.S. and Philippines.

    Current Events
  10. 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.

    Commentary
  11. artnet News

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

    Art
  12. diaCRITICS

    Co-founded by Pulitzer-winning author Viet Thanh Nguyen, diaCRITICS covers the arts, culture, and politics of Vietnamese diasporas around the world.

    Art
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  13. Native Appropriations

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

    Commentary
  14. 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.

    Academia
  15. 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