Departments / Fiesta
Wrestling is the new ping pong when it comes to U.S.-Iranian relations.
A powerful new solo show on the Israel-Palestine conflict presents the sounds of one man wrestling.
Iraqi-American poet Dunya Mikhail talks about her experiences writing provocative poetry in two different countries.
Amid floundering peace talks, Jewish artists, historians, and activists are taking an increasingly critical look at Israel's founding and history.
A conversation with poet-activist Shailja Patel about art, identity, and Kenya's ICC Witness Project.
An interview with Wang Ping, a poet and activist working to build a sense of kinship between the peoples of the Yangtze and Mississippi River valleys.
A poem: To all the men and women who sing change change change Mee-ahn mar--we never heard of you before.
If right wingers are going to purge "ethnic studies" from America's textbooks, then they'll have to purge history too.
Would you recognize a torturer if you saw one?
Appealing to jingoism is certainly easier than prompting national introspection, but is priming an audience for blood what we call art today?