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Kavanaugh's Elevation to the Supreme Court Is a Moment of Worrying Instability

With Kavanaugh on the bench, it is possible, even probable, that the Supreme Court, like almost everything else in politics today, will become further subsumed by the culture war, transformed into a r... read more

Turn Away Thy Son

When, however, her principal at all-black Horace Mann High School asked in the spring of 1957 who wanted to help pioneer desegregation at Little Rock Central ... "She's scared," Grace Lorch challenged ... read more

'Hiawatha' could find new home outside Riverside Park

However, “Hiawatha” is a product of its time, she said, when very little in American culture accurately depicted Native Americans. “It’s not appropriate anymore, but I can appreciate wanting to keep t... read more

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Five Days And Five Nights With Doctors Without Borders

We were scared away from our village and hid across the river ... Steensma at one point jams a needle all the way into the bone marrow of the girl's leg to start an IV. The little girl barely flinches ... read more


More evidence of flowing water on Mars!

For the past few years, tantalizing evidence has been found that Mars — thought to be long dead, dry, and lifeless — may have pockets of water just beneath the surface. To be clear, we know there’s wa... read more

Why Literary Journals Don’t Pay

At The Missouri Review, we do pay our writers and have for a long time. Author payments cost us a little over $20,000 a year if you don’t count our prize awards. With those, it’s around $40,000, and i... read more

Remembering Lacey Holsworth: How 8-Year-Old with Cancer Captured America's Heart

When he finished his meal, Payne scooped up the girl he calls his ... She said she needed a reminder that her complaints and problems were petty compared to issues like the ones facing Lacey, who she ... read more

Read the Full Transcript of the Ninth Republican Debate in South Carolina

And we need to put people on the bench that understand that ... have a sense that you’re not going to wait on a president. You know, when I was a kid, we didn’t wait on presidents to come to that litt... read more

Bolt, Bromberg and a profoundly disturbing judgment

Andrew Bolt should perhaps write a little bit less, in order to ensure that what he does write is properly researched. But this judgment reinforces all the concerns that its opponents had when the Kea... read more

Rusty Cunningham: 'Hiawatha' statue is missing an important lesson

I’m so moved by all the heartfelt passion about the “Hiawatha” statue that it’s clear I’m missing something. I wanted to know more about the inspiration for the mighty statue, the history of the nativ... read more

Are the Ten Commandments really the basis for our laws?

I suppose transubstantiation is also something to consider here. But I wonder; sometimes people leave little offerings to statues and such, like when a statue of the Virgin Mary is seen to bleed, or w... read more

We Don't Need Soccer Moms—or Dads, or Coaches

"You see a giant green, grassy field, with referees and coaches and players on the bench—it looks like it is this elaborate thing," says Richardson. "But soccer is really the simplest game imaginable. ... read more



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