Nuclear and Environmental
Christopher Flavelle and Kalen Goodluck, “Dispossessed, Again: Climate Change Hits Native Americans Especially Hard.”
Sarah Miller, “All the Right Words on Climate Have Already Been Said.”
Brad Plumer, Jack Healy, Winston Choi-Schagrin, and Henry Fountain, “Climate Change Batters the West before Summer Even Begins.”
James Temple, “The Lurking Threat to Solar Power’s Growth.” Hmm.
Jacob Darwin Hamblin, The Wretched Atom: America’s Global Gamble with Peaceful Nuclear Technology.
Judith Butler, Maggie Doherty, Ajay Singh Chaudhary, and Gabriel Winant, “‘What Would It Mean to Think That Thought?’: The Era of Lauren Berlant.”
Gregg Bordowitz, Lauren Michel Jackson, Andrea Long-Chu, Anahid Neressian, Tavia Nyong’o, H. A. Sedgwick, Caleb Smith, and Jean-Thomas Tremblay, “On Lauren Berlant.”
W. J. T. Mitchell, “Remembering Lauren on 28 June 2021.”
Virginia Jackson, “Triptych for Lauren.”
Michael Hardt, “Love Is a Muscle.”
Elizabeth Freeman, “Without You, I’m Not Necessarily Nothing.”
Laura Sell for Duke University Press, “Farewell to Lauren Berlant.”
Catherine Pearson, “Five New Things We Learned about COVID-19 in June 2021.”
Politics and Economics
Peter Beaumont, Tom Phillips, and Julian Borger, “Haiti President Jovenel Moïse Assassinated by ‘Armed Commando Group.'”
George Shulman, “Interregnum Not Impasse.”
Astra Taylor, “Make Americans’ Crushing Debt Disappear.”
Nicole Hong, William K. Rashbaum, and Ben Protess, “Court Suspends Giuliani’s Law License, Citing Trump Election Lies.”
Nicole Santa Cruz, “What Covering Hundreds of Homicides Taught Me.”
Visual Investigations, “Day of Rage: An In-Depth Look at How a Mob Stormed the Capitol.”
Katie Benner and Charlie Savage, “Attempt to Seize Post Reporters’ Email Data Came Day before Barr Left Office.”
Ian Austen and Dan Bilefsky, “Hundreds More Unmarked Graves Found at Former Residential School in Canada.”
Timothy Snyder, “The War on History Is a War on Democracy.”
Harris Feinsod and John Alba Cutler, directors, Open Door Archive.
Hannah Kate, The Library at the End of Days.
James S. Russell, “A Glowing Shrine to the Printed Word.”
John Herrman and Kellen Browning, “Are We in the Metaverse Yet?”
Theory and Criticism
Being Human Podcast, “Learning from Poetry: An Interview with Paul Bové.”
Emanuela Kucik, “The Literary Redline,” review of Redlining Culture: A Data History of Racial Inequality and Postwar Fiction, by Richard Jean So.
Patricia Stuelke, The Ruse of Repair: US Neoliberal Empire and the Turn from Critique.
James Cochran, “‘What Will You Do, Once Your Hands Are again Free?'” on Of Women Borne, by Cynthia R. Wallace.
Literature and Culture
Ronan Farrow and Jia Tolentino, “Britney Spears’s Conservatorship Nightmare.”
Joshua Kotin, “A Friend, an Enemy,” revised June 21, 2021.
Danni Leivers, “Synthwave Is Dead: How Perturbator Embraced the Dark Side.”
J. Peter Moore, “Nathaniel Mackey’s Epic Poem.”
Paul A. Bové, ed., “Charles Bernstein: The Poetry of Idiomatic Insistences,” special issue, boundary 2.
Alex Espinoza, “Write the Book You Want: A Conversation with Angie Cruz.”
Michael Szalay, “Streaming Enthusiasm and the Industrious Family Drama.”
Steven Kurutz, “This Is the Summer the Youth Own New York.”
Dwight Garner and Parul Sehgal, “Nineteen Lines That Turn Anguish into Art.”
Anna P. Kambhampaty, “Why Do People Want Jeff Bezos to Buy and Eat the Mona Lisa?”
Langdon Hammer, “Shadows Walking: With Wallace Stevens in New Haven.”
Ange Mlinko, “Waiting for the Poetry.”
Emily VanDerWerff, “How Twitter Can Ruin a Life.”
Yona Harvey, “On Lauren Russell’s Descent.”
Sopan Deb and Marc Stein, “The NBA Champion May Be the Last Team Standing.”
Poetry, Fiction, and Nonfiction
Alexis Nowicki, “‘Cat Person’ and Me.”
Marcel Proust, “Young Girls.”
Ben Lerner, “The Lights.”
Jesse Lee Kercheval, “Falling.”
Mike Corrao, “Text Spinality.”
Evan Isoline, “EVERTEEN.”
Daniel Beauregard, “The Courtyard and the Castle Keep.”
Sam Dibella, “Why Play at Orientalism?”
The Critical Inquiry Podcast, “Video Games: A Discussion with Patrick Jagoda, Soraya Murray, and Noah Wardrip-Fruin.”
Humanities and Higher (and Secondary) Education
Tito Chico, “Antiracism in the Contemporary University.”
Mark S. LeClair, “For College Finances, There’s No ‘Return to Normal.’”
Rithika Ramamurthy and Dennis M. Hogan, “Higher Education for All? This Bill Could Make It Happen.”
Sarah Rose Cavanagh, “Your Most Important Resource Is Eyeing the Door.”
Kari Nixon, “The Agony of the Internal Candidate.”
Lelac Almagor, “I Taught Online School This Year. It Was a Disgrace.”
Jefferson Pooley, “MIT and Harvard Have Sold Higher Education’s Future.”