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Myanmar’s Free Thinkers
In the country formerly known as Burma, young artists and activists are a force in the struggle for democracy.
By Joshua Hammer
Wild zebras undertaking one of Africa’s great seasonal migrations have adjusted to a 150-mile fence, to the relief of researchers.
By Robyn Keene-Young
Beauty of the Brain
A new book illuminates the marvelous and mysterious world inside our heads.
By Laura Helmuth
Other Indian tribes would give up their land and move west after Andrew Jackson won the presidency. But the Cherokees resisted—for a while.
By Brian Hicks
In his lifetime, the Post-Impressionist iconocalst was more successful promoting himself than his art.
By Ann Morrison
Quandary in the Amazon
Peru’s mega-dam will bring a flood of benefits to the region. But at what cost?
By Clay Risen
Presence of Mind
King Ludd’s War: Luddites were not quite who we usually think they were.
By Richard Conniff
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