The New Republic

Oct 14

An Anti-Balaka fighter demonstrates a decapitation technique, and more horrifying images from the battle raging in the Central African Republic. 

An Anti-Balaka fighter demonstrates a decapitation technique, and more horrifying images from the battle raging in the Central African Republic. 

This woman is Afghanistan’s only female warlord—she’s tough, she’s brutal, and for 34 years nobody has been able to take her down. 

This woman is Afghanistan’s only female warlord—she’s tough, she’s brutal, and for 34 years nobody has been able to take her down. 

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guardian:

A lace bedspread is still on the bed, adorned with photographs and his feathered helmet. His moth-eaten military jacket hangs limply on a hanger. His chair, tucked under his desk, faces the window in the room where he was born on 10 October 1896.
A French soldier’s room has been left unchanged for 96 years since his death in the first world war. 
Photo: Bruno Mascle/Photoshot

guardian:

A lace bedspread is still on the bed, adorned with photographs and his feathered helmet. His moth-eaten military jacket hangs limply on a hanger. His chair, tucked under his desk, faces the window in the room where he was born on 10 October 1896.

A French soldier’s room has been left unchanged for 96 years since his death in the first world war. 

Photo: Bruno Mascle/Photoshot

(Source: theguardian.com)

Oct 10

"When the Talib Said, 'Which One of You is Malala,' I Squeezed My Friend's Hand"

COVER STORY
Amazon Must Be Stopped
It’s too big. It’s cannibalizing the economy. It’s time for a radical plan.

COVER STORY

Amazon Must Be Stopped

It’s too big. It’s cannibalizing the economy. It’s time for a radical plan.

Oct 09

5 Steps to Getting Over Your Ignorance of the Nobel Winner for Literature -

Oct 07

“Yesterday I saw my appendix. It was pink and tiny, quite hard to see, but how interesting to be introduced to it for the first time.”

Illustration by Boris Pelcer

Yesterday I saw my appendix. It was pink and tiny, quite hard to see, but how interesting to be introduced to it for the first time.”

Illustration by Boris Pelcer

Oh, John Boehner. Way to accidentally tell the truth about your jobs plan.

Oh, John Boehner. Way to accidentally tell the truth about your jobs plan.

Getting an Abortion Is No More Dangerous Than Running a Marathon -