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Ava DuVernay made history with Selma. Now, in two new films, she’s taking on America’s prison system—and tesseracting through the universe.
Mike Belleme traveled through the South asking people one question: “What is your greatest fear or concern?
The numbers on global warming are even scarier than we thought.
Every year, nearly a thousand refugees from Africa, Asia, and the Middle East journey to Idaho to make a new life in America.
What Marx means in a world that has made peace with capitalism.
How corporate America is cashing in on the end of the world.
Sanders and Trump represent two different sides of American populism—and the uprisings they sparked could topple the established political order.
Clinton helped cast millions of children into poverty. Here's how she can make amends.
How professional sports and stand-up comedy taught Trump to profit from racial stereotypes.
The jungle hideout where genocidal dictator Pol Pot made his last stand could become the country's next grim attraction.
Forget Hillary—Trump is the one who's inspiring women to run for office.
Why do people support Trump and the Tea Party? A native son and a sociologist search for answers.
Cecily McMillan was arrested during the protest in Zuccotti Park and spent 58 days in jail. Five years after it began, she considers what Occupy achieved—and why it didn’t go far enough.
Meet the worst political team ever assembled—an inner circle of outcasts, opportunists, and extremists with nowhere else to go.
Can Jonathan Safran Foer write fiction about anything but himself?
How “The Get Down” and “Atlanta” break down hip-hop’s past and future.
For over a year, Lesbos, Greece has been the epicenter of the migrant crisis.
Why did a handful of African American delegates travel to Cleveland to cast their votes for Donald Trump? We went to the Republican National Convention to find out.