Journalist Louis Theroux visits the owners of exotic pets to discover their appeal.
Writer Megan O’Grady describes how she is inspired by the work of Nobel Prize winning poet Wislawa Szymborska.
Author Brigid Shulte examines why work flexibile work hours don’t always affect gender equaity and describes four other things that can help.
Source: The New York Times
Critic Zachary Woolf reviews a 2017 production of Hamlet by Brett Dean. He compares it with other versions of the play, as well as operatic productions of other Shakespeare works.
Columnist Noah Smith outlines the findings of a study that shows human influence matters more than genetics when measuring intelligence and success. He argues that Americans should take note.
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Writer Maisie Skidmore discusses the power of photography to record protest movements.
Critic Meghan O’Rourke argues that publishing drafts of Elizabeth Bishop’s work reveals more of the American poet’s brilliance.
An opinion columnist explores the idea of whether we should think about how smart the kinds of animals we eat might be.
Source: Nieman Reports
In part of its 21st Century Muckrakers series, Nieman Reports, a foundation that seeks to advance the standards of journalism, outlines the obstacles and advantages of contemporary investigative reporting.
Source: The Atlantic
In this column, Moisés Naím argues that in order to effect change, a movement needs more than a large crowd inspired to gather by social media.