June Eric-Udorie's Appetite for Fighting Injustice
At 18, Eric Udorie's written about gender rights-related topics for major publications including the Guardian, New Statesman, Fusion.
Revolutionary Objects: The Surprising Origin of the Cell Phone
The technology has its roots in 1950s Soviet Russia.
Revolutionary Objects: The Woman Behind the World's First Bra
Although inventing the bra was barely an adolescent pit stop on Mary Phelps Jacobs' glamorous trajectory, it did suggest what she would get up to next.
Revolutionary Objects: The Real Story Behind the Chocolate Chip Cookie
Ruth Graves Wakefield, the woman who invented the chocolate chip cookie, was something closer to the Martha Stewart of her day.
Revolutionary Objects: The Transcontinental Railroad System That Almost Wasn't
Boats were, in fact, a proposed alternative solution.
Hannah Safford's Push for Environmentally Sustainable Policies
Safford is committed to applying her talents and work ethic to a noble and necessary goal: using policy to change the way we think about human existence.
PS Picks: Exploring Mass Incarceration as a Societal Problem in 'The Prison in Twelve Landscape'
PS Picks is a selection of the best things that the magazine's staff and contributors are reading, watching, or otherwise paying attention to in the worlds of art, politics, and culture.
Artist Anita Kunz on Illustrating Social and Political Events
We spoke to Anita Kunz about what she recommends reading, watching, and listening to.
The Ongoing Revolution to Unite African Literature
The Jalada literary collective has a radical mission: an ongoing translation effort to unite— and elevate—African literature.
Inside the Mind of America's Favorite Gun Researcher
John Lott is a one-man pro-gun research machine whose work has been cited nearly 200 times by the National Rifle Association. The problem? Many of his peers have major misgivings about his methods.
Field Notes: Watching Over the Korean Demilitarized Zone
Goseong, South Korea: A South Korean soldier looks over the DMZ from a guard position on top of Observation Post 717, on the edge of the North Korean border.
Letter From Moab, Utah: Sharing a Sunset at Arches National Park
Delicate Arch is the most famous rock formation in Arches National Park—and, almost certainly, in the entire state of Utah.
Letter From North Lawndale, Chicago: Embodying the Spirit of Change in Chicago's Freedom Square
Exploring the rising tensions between Chicago police and citizens.
Euphemisms Affect Parents' Attitudes Toward Corporal Punishment
Parents are more comfortable with corporal punishment when gentler language is used to describe it.
There's a Name for That: Invisibility Cloak Illusion
Stuck inside our heads, we all know how much we're watching others, but fail to grasp just how much everyone else is watching us.