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Stay Home, All Ye Faithful

Lapham's Quarterly

Banning travel during a pandemic...in 640 A.D.

Once upon a time there was an expert. And then he fell from grace.

The upper classes once imposed the fashion staple on their servants—then they stole it back from them.

Killer Queens

Lapham's Quarterly

 

When women ran the empire—and their history was preserved by men.

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7 Federal Misdemeanors "Worse" Than Illegally Crossing the Border

Teen VOGUE

What would "zero tolerance" really look like?

Writing an Elegy for Ellicott City While Reading T.S. Eliot

The Weeklings

Is a terrible flood evidence of nature's fury, or of human nature?

Confederate Monuments & Tributes in the United States, Explained

Teen VOGUE 

 The numbers behind who is privileged in the public sphere. 

The ghosts of Baltimore

Salon

How plunder, violence, and intimidation built a great American city.

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