Politics+Society

Books

What war does to warriors

Karl Marlantes's new book is not fiction, but it develops the idea of his novel Matterhorn: that war provides a sense of transcendence that can be found nowhere else.

Books

Let’s talk about toxins

It's time for the talk, says Sandra Steingraber: the talk about the pollutants that are infiltrating our lives and threatening the health of all of us, especially our children.