The Oaxacan vision of community, indigenous rights, and autonomy from which Telecomunicaciones Indígenas Comunitarias has emerged can be tied to a far more familiar story: that of the Zapatista indigenous rebellion.
Ramesh Srinivasan | Oct 22
Neuroscientist Bita Moghaddam traces the history of ketamine from the battlefield to the dance floor.
Sam Kelly | Oct 20
Corrupt practices harshly cut across classes and castes, disturb institutions, destroy communities, and infect the very structure of people’s lives.
Robert I. Rotberg | Oct 16
Researchers Michael Milburn and Sheree Conrad explore the relationship between childhood punishment and support for authoritarianism, and what it means for this political moment.
The Editors | Oct 13
Professional journalism is a “first rough draft” of history, not the last word. But it is the enemy of pride and pomposity and ignorance.
Michael Schudson | Oct 5
As with many preferences, homophily, or a tendency to associate with similar individuals, tends to operate outside awareness.
Abigail J. Stewart and Virginia Valian | Oct 1
When space entered the realm of scientific inquiry, many wondered if the eternal mystique of the Moon could survive the onslaught of cold, hard science.
Alice Gorman | Sep 29
It is only in the last couple of centuries that we have begun to grasp that our existence might one day cease to exist forever.
Thomas Moynihan | Sep 23
Reading linguistic thought directly from the brain has brought us closer to answering an age-old question — and has opened the door to many more.
Andrea Moro | Sep 18
The system of scientific communication appears to be more fragile than was once believed.
Gareth and Rhodri Leng | Sep 15
From Standing Rock to Syria, drones are being used to hold the powerful to account. Let’s keep it that way.
Austin Choi-Fitzpatrick | Sep 10
“In effect the single word is a new reading process; like electricity — instant and continuous.”
Paul Stephens | Sep 8