Missed Out on Black Friday Deals? Try Government Surplus
by Adam Iscoe
Deals, deals, deals! New York’s municipalities are selling twenty-five-foot fire hoses, a pair of Nikes given to Mayor Bloomberg as a gift, and a school bus without working brakes.
At Qatar’s World Cup, Where Politics and Pleasure Collide
by Sam Knight
The first ten days were soccer as it is, rather than as you want it to be.
How Hospice Became a For-Profit Hustle
by Ava Kofman
It began as a visionary notion—that patients could die with dignity at home. Now it’s a twenty-two-billion-dollar industry plagued by exploitation.
An Alaskan Town Is Losing Ground—and a Way of Life
by Emily Witt
For low-lying islands like Kivalina, climate change poses an existential threat.
The Beautiful, Brutal World of Bonsai
by Robert Moor
An American undergoes a gruelling apprenticeship to a Japanese master.
Emma Thompson’s Third Act
by John Lahr
The actress and screenwriter takes on a musical.
Did the Oscar-Winning Director Asghar Farhadi Steal Ideas?
by Rachel Aviv
At a dangerous moment in Iran, the filmmaker stands accused by one of his former students.
A Unified Field Theory of Bob Dylan
by David Remnick
He’s in his eighties. How does he keep it fresh?
Who Paul Newman Was—and Who He Wanted to Be
by Louis Menand
He thought his success was just a matter of hard work and good luck. Other people had a different perspective.
The Post-Roe Abortion Underground
by Stephania Taladrid
A multigenerational network of activists is getting abortion pills across the Mexican border to Americans.