Iraqi Kurdistan vs. Big OilThese Kurdish villagers once fought Saddam Hussein. Now they are fighting Exxon Mobil.
“Our Sisters in Headscarves”In Turkey, both sides want to claim religious women as their own.
Roads & Kingdoms
Loud and ProudAfter Turkey’s massive Gezi Park protests last summer, LGBT candidates are now taking their fight to the political arena.
The Versace HaremA group of Muslim women with tight shirts, bright lipstick, a feminist mission, and total devotion to a creationist guru.
DeRay Mckesson Isn’t Baltimore’s Black Lives Matter Candidate He’s its education-reform candidate. And that’s a lot more controversial.
Banks Don’t Want to Work With the Legal Marijuana Industry. Can This Startup Convince Them?
Does Samantha Bee’s New Talk Show Deliver? The Political Gabfest discusses the buzz around Full Frontal.
The Waves Are There A theoretical physicist reflects on Thursday’s spacetime-bending announcement.
Scientists Have Finally Detected Gravitational Waves, and They Reveal the Death Spiral of Two Monster Black Holes
Roger Goodell Isn’t a Liar. He’s a Bullshitter. Towards a theory of pro football public relations.