R.M.N. is a kaleidoscopic allegory of all of Western civilization

Romanian filmmaker Cristian Mungiu takes a hammer to true-to-life events and then puts the pieces back together again.

Loving Twitter and leaving it

It was wonderful. My life is meaningfully better without it.

Books worth wrestling with

We asked writers to tell us about a book that they disagree with—but that they also see as important enough to argue with.

A soft landing in Montana

Despite protests, the group persisted in welcoming refugees to their community.

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