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Environmental Jihad

Environmental Jihad

Is a holy war against the five-planet lifestyles of the West Justified? April 19 – 25 is Digital Detox Week. Here’s some inspiration for your digital cleanse. In January 2010, as the war against terrorism dragged into its ninth year, the ideological leader of the...
The Assault on Israeli Legitimacy

The Assault on Israeli Legitimacy

Chris Hedges on Netanyahu, Lieberman and the future of Israel. Israel, with its vast settlement expansion – including the hundreds of new homes it intends to build in East Jerusalem – makes no pretense anymore about working toward a two-state solution. It is an...
The Coming Insurrection

The Coming Insurrection

The last-ditch efforts of the dispossessed. By night Berlin has become a battlefield. Each morning reveals new casualties: burned out cars. There have been over 500 in the past three years. These nocturnal arson attacks are part of a protracted campaign of resistance...
Anselm Kiefer

Anselm Kiefer

In the next era, all thought will be vertical. Anselm Kiefer was born in Germany in 1945 during the final days of the collapse of the Third Reich. The country had been all but destroyed by Hitler’s war, and Kiefer was raised in the physical and ideological ruins left...
Nicolas Hughes

Nicolas Hughes

Life without us. Nicholas Hughes’s photographic exploration of ocean currents and landscapes in Switzerland, Germany and along the British coastline convert static geography into visual contemplation. By approaching vast terrains and large bodies of water, his...
Michael Landy

Michael Landy

Break down your possessions. Amember of the celebrated generation of Young British Artists, Michael Landy distanced himself from the material success that came to define his counterparts when he systematically catalogued and destroyed each of his more than 7,000...