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Joy James

A nineteenth-century memoir sheds light on the origins of the modern prison.

Tariq Mir

In the name of fighting radical Islam, Indian troops have gone to war with civilians.

Yue Hou, Diana Fu, Greg Distelhorst

Despite the risks, Chinese social media users are beating online censorship.

Colin Dayan

Undocumented immigrants face horrible conditions in U.S. detention, with little legal recourse.

Ingrid Norton

America continues to be haunted by our need to grieve.

Judith Levine

When your father is trans, memoir is both personal and political.

Gianpaolo Baiocchi

Dilma Rousseff's impeachment circumvented the democratic process.

Jo Guldi

Brexit is an episode in the long contest between rulers and the working class.

Matthew Karp

The 1850s were a turning point for globalization, from telegraphs to colonization.

Lauren Carasik

Will victims of the war be served by the call for restorative justice?