In the doldrums of August last year, we put together a little list that took on a life of its own. We counted down the 25 people and groups who had been doing the most to get word out to the wider world about the Church of Scientology's many alleged abuses, and who have contributed to its steep rec ... More >>
WeissLisa Weiss, the Las Vegas blackjack dealer and Internet friend of Anthony Weiner who came forward to share their various porny messages with the media has now sent an apology letter to Weiner's wife, Huma Abedin, reports TMZ. Whether it's an earnest gesture (hm) or simply an attempt to g ... More >>
The Fancy Food Show is not very cool. It's huge, feels corporate, and there are plenty of large, industrial food companies in attendance. But it's also a place where you can talk to pickle makers from Texas, paté makers from Wales, and the guy who runs America's last remaining stone-ground mustard ... More >>
Does a nation's sovereignty allow it to destroy its own people?
As the memoir boom winds down, authors are training their sights on sis and bro.
Jihadists Appear to Confound Colonialist Confab
PBS miniseries questions the origins of global inequity
The explosion of two novelty grenades outside the British Consulate this morning has all of New York wondering: Why would anyone bomb the British? I mean, they're so nice, Coldplay rocks, and "The Office" is really funny! But, dear Watson, it turns out we have more suspects than the British road n ... More >>
Genetically altered corn, banned for health reasons, pops up in U.S. aid shipments to Guatemala
Across the sky sheet the impossible birds in a steady illiterate movement homewards
Will Our Refugee Program Survive 9-11 and the Breakup of the INS?
The Help Set Out to Help Themselves
AIDS Activism Goes Global
A Roving Ethnographers View From the Factory Floor
Bankers, Bono, and Bomb Throwers Battle It Out on the Streets of the Czech Republic
How John Van Means Wound Up Selling Sidewalk Erotica
How African Science Has Demonstrated That HIV Causes AIDS
Inside the South African Government's Controversial AIDS Panel
Treating AIDS Without Money
In Congo, civil strife allows polio to survive
Same-Sex Bonds Take Many Forms In Africa Today
Fighting AIDS in Africa means convincing men to take responsibility for what is often thought of as a woman's disease