The IDF troops were not defending themselves against a legitimate threat of violence – they just wanted to quell the protesters.
The Book of Mormon soundtrack tries, with varying degrees of success, to satirize three different subjects: Mormons, Broadway and Western ignorance about Africa, respectively.
In a Strange Room didn’t have any of the gimmicks or signs of writerly significance to win the Man Booker Prize, but this doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t read it. Its sometimes bleak depictions of human frailty and weakness are somehow uplifting and beautiful in the end.
“Do you fill the time with negative nervousness or with reverence, mindfulness and joy?” Witmer asks.
“What has Muammar Gaddafi been up to for the past two decades? And who are these ‘African mercenaries’ who are killing civilians?” Kristin Rawls has the answer.
From classic soul to riot grrl punk, our writers give us their take on the idea of protest music.
Room shows us something undoubtedly true about a horrific story that we have never considered: the everydayness in which it takes place.
Billions of people throughout the world can find themselves in solidarity: weeping as you wept, mourning as you mourned, praying as you prayed, marching as you marched, rejoicing now as you rejoice.
Words like “freedom” and “justice”—so meaningless for so many—are imbued with new meaning and substance throughout the Middle East as many thousands assert a new political enfranchisement.