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Cynthia Atkins gargoyle, 74
Virginia-based Cynthia Atkins writes about some unexpected consequences of the world-wide brush with death.

The Batman’s Privilege Problem

Joe George The Progressive
A departure from the Caped Crusader’s elitism, the latest adaptation of the DC comic addresses class disparities in Gotham.


Lyuba Yakimchuk Apricots of Donbas
The award-winning Ukrainian poet Yakimchuk reveals the upheaval following the pro-Russian rebellion of 2014.

Where Is the Women’s Movement?

Meredith Tax The Nation
Women’s movements are often born in periods of general political upsurge. Why isn’t that happening? Why do young feminists seem more interested in social media than in building feminist organizations?