December 2014

Nelson Mandela: His Meaning for Us Today

The Inhuman Death Penalty Must End

Nothing Changes as Much as the Past

The Poor Person’s Defense of Riots

A Report From the Frontlines in the War Against Fracking

The Contrition of Warlords

Another Torture Report and Still No Prosecutions

Preying on Mexican Populism

The Empire is Crumbling, That is Why it Needs War

Why Obama Won’t Reach a Deal With Iran

Has the IMF Been Reformed?

Cuba Will Not Renounce Its Ideas

From Panama to Ferguson

Across Colombia by Train, with Garcia Marquez

The Year of Piketty

Pomo Agonistes and Dada Anti-Science

Inside the Occupation of Haiti

Why Aaron Sorkin is No Ring Lardner, Jr.

Poison Pills in the National Defense Authorization Act

Afghan Refugees and the Displacement of Blame

Escape from Guantanamo Bay

Merrily They Go A-Rampaging

The Sense of Disconnection is Unreal

The Greatest Threat to Cultural Heritage in Syria

The Impoverished Imagination of Seth Rogen