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Alec Karakatsanis puts “human caging” and “wealth-based detention” in America on trial.


The artist as master colorist: Henri Matisse, Woman with a Hat (Femme au Chapeau), 1905

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John Kenneth Galbraith’s letters, Linda Greenhouse, color in art, and more

September-October 2017

Malka Older

Courtesy of Malka Older

Sci-fi meets the political thriller.

September-October 2017

Ensemble members reminisce in Party People, about the Black Panthers and Young Lords.

Photograph by Jenny Graham

Historical plays for a nation “stuck in the middle”

September-October 2017

Though songwriter Dan Wilson mostly stays out of the spotlight these days…

Photograph by Devin Pedde

The Grammy Award-winning songwriter Dan Wilson reclaims his catalog.

September-October 2017

Carl Thorne-Thomsen in high school (with fellow student-council member Linda Jones Docherty)

Photograph from Lake Forest High School 1964 Yearbook/Courtesy of Linda Docherty

Brief life of a man of principle: 1946-1967

September-October 2017

Photograph by Elsa Dorfman

Elsa Dorfman, BI ’73, looks back on her photography.

September-October 2017

A Harvard committee proposes eliminating unsanctioned student social organizations.

September-October 2017

A surgical technique designed to preserve proprioceptive signals after amputation should allow patients to sense the location of their prostheses, feedback that is often compromised by convential surgery.

Image courtesy of Shriya Srinivasan

Improved surgical techniques enhance prosthetic function.

September-October 2017