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  1. 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.

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  2. Harper’s Magazine

    Harper’s Magazine is the oldest general-interest monthly in the U.S., 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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  3. 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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  4. Clive Thompson

    Clive Thompson, a contributing writer for the New York Times Magazine and Wired, writes about how technology affects everyday life. On his blog, he shares short posts compiling links to interesting reads about current topics.

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  5. The Public Medievalist

    From Game of Thrones to white-supremacist imagery, echoes of medieval culture are part of the current moment. The Public Medievalist is a webzine that explores the intersection of medieval history and modern politics and culture.

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  6. The Walrus

    The Walrus, a magazine about Canada and its place in the world, publishes longform journalism, essays, fiction, poetry, illustrations, and photography by Canada’s best writers and artists.

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  7. 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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  8. Black Lives Matter

    Learn about the history of the Black Lives Matter movement and how to get involved at its official site.

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  9. Pandaemonium

    Based in London, journalist and author Kenan Malik writes about religion, politics, and current events, touching on hot-button topics with patience and a critical distance.

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  10. Mother Jones Magazine

    Powered by WordPress.com VIP, award-winning Mother Jones is a reader-supported news nonprofit focused on independent and investigative reporting on politics, climate change, education, and more.

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  11. Erin J. Bernard, Essayist

    From reflections on pop culture to thoughtful takes on politics in Portland and beyond, Erin J. Bernard’s site offers her perspective on a wide range of topics.

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  12. Cuba Counterpoints

    At Cuba Counterpoints, writers and scholars look at the culture and politics of a rapidly changing, increasingly open Cuba.

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  13. Make Wealth History

    On his blog, UK-based writer Jeremy Williams publishes on sustainability, global inequality, and the need to “use less, want less, and be more generous” to protect our planet and its inhabitants.

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  14. The Girl on the Piccadilly Line

    Amsterdam-based Zoë, an award-winning blogger and freelance writer, is originally from the UK. She publishes on education, politics, travel, and other topics.

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  15. Charles Eisenstein

    Author and speaker Charles Eisenstein publishes thought-provoking essays on politics, current events, international issues, science, the environment, and more.

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