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When people hear the word “Jonestown,” they usually think of horror and death. Located in the South American country of Guyana, the Peoples Temple Agricultural Project was supposed to be the religious...

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When Bobby Fischer became the first American-born world chess champion in 1972, it spurred a dramatic increase in interest in chess. For instance, after Fischer’s world championship victory against...

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The Trump administration continues its assault on transgender rights. In July 2017, Trump sought to bar transgender people from serving in the military. Then, this past October, The New York Times obtained...

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In the Freddie Mercury biopic, “Bohemian Rhapsody,” there’s a scene in which a family member scolds Mercury. “So now the family name is not good enough for you?” “I changed it legally,”...

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The gruesome and dramatic killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in Turkey has captivated media outlets around the world. A columnist for the Washington Post, Khashoggi had been...

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When Sly and the Family Stone released “Everyday People” at the end of 1968, it was a rallying cry after a tumultuous year of assassinations, civil unrest and a seemingly interminable war. “We got...

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Halloween used to be kid stuff. To quit dressing up was an important rite of passage. It meant you were one step closer to becoming an adult. Not anymore. Today adults have become avid Halloween revelers,...

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While the first half of 1968 was a series of explosive moments – the Tet Offensive, Paris protests, the assassinations of MLK and RFK, the Chicago Democratic National Convention riots – the second...

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When The Village Voice, the nation’s first alternative weekly, closed in late August, social justice movements lost one of their biggest cheerleaders. Founded in 1955, the Voice aggressively covered...

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When artificial intelligence has been used to create works of art, a human artist has always exerted a significant element of control over the creative process. But what if a machine were programmed to...