Political Commentary Filter
  1. Native Appropriations

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

    Commentary
  2. 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
  3. You Can See the Battle Scars

    In Venezuela, journalist Christian Borys talks to the young activists who are torn between leaving for a better future elsewhere, and fighting on in a country that’s becoming less and less livable.

    Current Events
  4. 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
  5. 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.

    Commentary
  6. 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.

    Commentary
  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.

    Commentary
  8. Undark

    Undark Magazine explores science at the point where it intersects — and sometimes collides — with politics, economics and culture.

    Business
  9. White Women In Robes 

    “White women in robes are marching in the streets again, and they are still leaving people of color behind.” Sherronda J. Brown discusses how eugenics, reproductive rights, white feminism, and white supremacy are historically and intricately connected.

    Commentary
  10. Black Lives Matter

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

    Current Events
  11. 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.

    Commentary
  12. Mother Jones Magazine

    Now 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.

    Commentary
  13. Stop Telling Me to Stay in My Lane. There Are No Lanes Anymore.

    “Politics does not stick to one lane. It veers across the highway, crashing into ambulances and school buses and running over the occasional bunny. Sometimes it jumps the railing and comes careening into our homes.”

    Commentary
  14. How I Went From Being An Apolitical to A Little More Political Asian

    Artist Lisa Lim on her political awakening: “I wanted Miles to learn to embrace and demand diversity. I wanted him to know there was no place for bullies, that includes the presidency.”

    Art
  15. 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.

    Commentary