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The Lottery

“The people had done it so many times that they only half listened to the directions; most of them were quiet, wetting their lips, not looking around.”

Voices of American Dissent

A special archival issue on political and artistic dissent.

Plane to Mississippi

An encounter with Martin Luther King, Jr., during a summer of pressure.

August 21, 1964

Ghosts in the House

2020欧洲杯体育在线网址As an editor, author, and professor, Toni Morrison has fostered a generation of Black writers.

October 19, 2003

The Catastrophist

2020欧洲杯体育在线网址How a scientist known as the “father of global warming” watched his dire predictions for the planet come true.

June 22, 2009

Larry Kramer, Public Nuisance

The man who warned America about AIDS2020欧洲杯体育在线网址 can’t stop fighting hard—and loudly.

May 5, 2002

Hughes at Columbia

Revelations at a memorial for the poet Langston Hughes.

December 22, 1967

Pandemics and Contagions

Stories about the coronavirus and other global diseases.

The Deadliest Virus Ever Known

2020欧洲杯体育在线网址The Spanish-flu epidemic of 1918 reached virtually every country, killing so many people so quickly that some cities were forced to convert streetcars into hearses.

September 21, 1997

The Ebola Wars

How genomics research can help contain the outbreak.

October 20, 2014

The Terrifying Lessons of a Pandemic Simulation

A fictional outbreak revealed vulnerabilities that are hardwired into the American system.

June 1, 2018

Nature’s Bioterrorist

Is there any way to prevent a deadly avian-flu pandemic?

February 20, 2005

It’s Spreading

Outbreaks, media scares, and the parrot panic of 1930.

May 25, 2009
Picks from the Archive

Silent Spring—I

If we are living so intimately with chemicals, we had better know something about their power.

Silent Spring—II

Rachel Carson’s groundbreaking investigation into the harmful effects of DDT and other pesticides on the environment.

Silent Spring—III

Rachel Carson’s groundbreaking investigation into the harmful effects of DDT and other pesticides on the environment.

Cartoons from the Archive