On Not Being Bezosed

As an American novelist from the beachside resort of Denver I don’t enjoy the prestige and power of a Malayalam poet from Madras or a Mandarin novelist from Macau. More

The Laura Flanders Show

The Laura Flanders Show, posted weekly on GRITtv, features in-depth interviews with forward-thinking people from the world of politics, business, culture, and social movements. More

Climbing Monkey Hill

Everyone made too big a deal of things she would do naturally, Levia thought, like to go to high school. She had a better plan. More

Bird Whistle

I wanted to go. But Merrill insisted we had already put down roots. She said oaks didn’t transplant well, but they did grow stronger with age. What could I… More

Apala of Oga Tunji

Àjàdí’s play about a cheating doctor, his God-fearing wife, and their overeducated driver presents a dramatic portrait of the upper-middle class in Lagos, Nigeria. More

I, Holstein

A playful one-panel graphic on ruminating by Satoshi Kitamura, a contributor to the latest issue of Monkey Business magazine. More

Broken Glass

and since such phrases survive through legends, centuries and millennia, people unfortunately forget who the true authors were, and fail to render to Caesar what is Caesar’s More

Jamal Bakr

Every single day, I expect to be killed. Whenever I leave my home in the morning, I’m not sure I will get home alive. That is what it’s… More

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