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Drink from the Fountain of 'Difficult' Poetry
An enhanced understanding of language sometimes comes from busting it apart. 'Dreich', a poem by Louise Bak.
Australia's smouldering 19th-century art catches
A new show at the National Gallery in London, Australian Impressionists, shows us what we've been missing. By Marilyn Mercer.
The challenge of difference, 2017 version
On the return of totalitarianism’s curse . . . the sudden Orwell boom . . . and narratives that make so called “others” superfluous. By Henry A. Giroux.
What their libraries tell us
A big clue to what seeds ecology writer Stephanie Mills' brilliant prose is contained in her home. By Whitney Smith.
News we're following these days . . .
Developing stories that navigate the edge.
"One touch of nature makes the whole world kin"
"The woman looked up at me and said, in some kind of broken English, 'Did you see it? Was it …?'" A vacation report by Fred Fiske.
Elephant guys with all the same issues
An intoxicating cocktail of hormones turns the usually cheery boy's club a bit snarly. By Caitlin O'Connell.
For the love of reading & writing
Chellis Glendinning on the materiality and ethics of literary craft.
Winter dance: Slow food steps to warm the heart
What's for dinner? Butternut squash soup with chilli and coconut, black kale and chickpea soup, coconut chicken curry, beer-braised pulled pork — and more. All these recipes need is you. By Laura Pope.
What a system for capitalists means to the earth
As Trump and similar politicians gain ground elsewhere, we need to reaffirm our own set of fundamentals. By Kirkpatrick Sale.
Watching the river flow
For the finance sector, climate risk is moving from the periphery to the core. By Nathan Thomas.
An old volcano brought to life
"In a strange plot twist, one defunct crater has become the obsession of a man who is turning it into monumental art." By Michael Engelhard.
Chaos, Capitalism & the Social Contract
What happens when a new team of global elites fuel commerce at the expense of civic literacy. Interview with Henry A. Giroux.
Official journal of the Society for the Preservation of Wild Culture