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Smarty Pants

How to Save Farming From Itself

How to Save Farming From Itself

The “quiet emergency” created by industrial agriculture

Stephanie Bastek

How Architecture Shapes Our Emotions

How Architecture Shapes Our Emotions

Why we shouldn’t give up on how cities make us feel

Stephanie Bastek

Jeremy Irons Reads T. S. Eliot

Jeremy Irons Reads T. S. Eliot

The legendary actor on why poetry matters

Stephanie Bastek

Studying Stones

Studying Stones

What rocks reveal about the stories we’ve lost and the stories we tell

Stephanie Bastek

All the Fish in the Sea

All the Fish in the Sea

The story of a Senegalese fishing community on the brink

Stephanie Bastek

This Is How an Empire Falls

This Is How an Empire Falls

The discomforting parallels between our current moment and the end of Rome

Stephanie Bastek

I Want to Believe

I Want to Believe

Hunting down America’s favorite fringe stories, cryptids, and alien encounters

Stephanie Bastek

The Oldest Living Music in the World

The Oldest Living Music in the World

One man’s quest to uncover the mysteries of Europe’s most enduring folk songs

Stephanie Bastek

Twin Pandemics

Twin Pandemics

A conversation about Covid-19 and racism with Philip Alcabes and Harriet Washington

Stephanie Bastek

Preaching the Floral Gospel

Preaching the Floral Gospel

How the Plant Messiah saves species from the brink of extinction

Stephanie Bastek

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Americans in Paris

A Conversation with Mira Kamdar

A Conversation with Mira Kamdar

Thomas Chatterton Williams

A Conversation with Lindsey Tramuta

A Conversation with Lindsey Tramuta

Thomas Chatterton Williams

A Conversation with Jordan Mintzer

A Conversation with Jordan Mintzer

Thomas Chatterton Williams

A Conversation with Lauren Collins

A Conversation with Lauren Collins

Thomas Chatterton Williams

A Conversation with Mathieu Lefevre

A Conversation with Mathieu Lefevre

Thomas Chatterton Williams

A Conversation with James McAuley

A Conversation with James McAuley

Thomas Chatterton Williams

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Home Is Where the HOA Is

Home Is Where the HOA Is

By by Jason Diamond

An excerpt from The Sprawl by Jason Diamond
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