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Eve Tushnet
One Nation, Under the Influence

An enjoyable and imaginative tour of America’s sozzled past.

In Search of Lost Time

A new contemporary art exhibit explores the humble but vital elements of human life that are becoming all too rare in our distraction-prone digital world: stillness, solitude, and the solidity of time itself.

Bury My Art at Wounded Knee

A new exhibit at the National Museum of the American Indian uses platinum printing—of the sort known for romanticized portraits of the “vanishing Indian”—to devastating effect.

Art Breakers

“Damage Control,” a new show at the Hirshhorn museum, explores the death drive, the beauty in destruction, and the aftermath of the Cold War.

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Asia's Game of Thrones

As Duterte continues to slam the U.S. and look to China, Japan is caught in an awkward position.


By snubbing nuclear power, Berlin has consigned itself to decades of coal dependence.

The European Immigration Crisis

There is nothing so permanent as a temporary measure.

Miracles Can Happen

It’s probably not a model for the country (as some analysts would have it), but it shows that compromise is possible when all parties involved are committed to finding a practical solution.

Putin on a show?

Russia’s advantage in Syria is a matter of political will, not technical capability.

Higher Education Watch

Colleges make resident assistants “mandatory reporters” for potential Title IX violations.

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