Enjoy articles from Time and Smithsonian from the last 30 days.
Long Before Jazz, Frank Johnson Was Playing the Hottest Music in America
The innovations of a forgotten genius who laid the groundwork for the nation’s signature music
Prisons Use Menstruation as a Form of Punishment
For many people in women’s jails and prisons, a huge concern is monthly periods, write Victoria Law and Rachel Kauder Nalebuff.
We Need to Take Climate Injustice to Court
The United Nations will vote this week on whether the International Court of Justice should recognize climate change as a human rights issue.
Does Direct-to-Consumer Advertising Directly Harm Patients?
Pharmaceutical companies spent more money on DTC advertising when medical research found that the drug was less effective
Subscribe to our Email Newsletter
No One Is Talking About What Ron DeSantis Has Actually Done to Florida
“Under DeSantis’s watch, the Sunshine State has not exactly been a workers’ paradise,” writes William Kleinknecht.
India Turned a Manhunt Into Mass Repression. The Media Is Failing to Tell the Right Story
India’s hunt for Sikh activist Amritpal Singh has upended basic human rights
Just say NO and Veto Putin From Taking Over U.N. Security Council
The U.S. must use its influence to block Russian President Vladimir Putin’s crony from taking power at the U.N. Security Council
Announcing the Winners of Smithsonian Magazine’s 20th Annual Photo Contest
From Norway to Nepal, this year’s winning images span the globe to capture the extraordinary
Ukraine Can Only Win if the U.S. Delivers More Weapons Faster
The U.S. has consistently been two to three months behind the Ukrainians in their requests for critical military aid. That must change
The Physical Toll Systemic Injustice Takes On the Body
Chronic stress from oppression can literally kill us—a condition known as “weathering.”
The Person I Became After My Father’s Death
An excerpt from Nicole Chung’s new memoir A Living Remedy
ChatGPT Is the Wake-Up Call Schools Need to Limit Tech in Classrooms
ChatGPT is just the newest in a line of technologies that destabilize how and what our children learn in school.
How Biden Can Fight Abuses of Power to Save Democracy
Fighting impunity is the only way to save democracy. Biden must make this his rallying cry, writes David Miliband.
Your Struggle Is Your Superpower
The struggle isn’t just necessary; in virtually every arena of transformation, it’s the key to finding a solution.
Women Drive Wealth. So Why Is Equity Still Inequitable?
Money is being left on the table when women founders are overlooked. We need to change that.
Israelis Are Taking to the Streets Because Our House Is on Fire
It was a frightening night, knowing how delicate the line is between protest and chaos. And yet, at the same time, it was one of the most beautiful nights in the history of this country.
The Fed’s Obsession with Phantom Inflation Might Destroy a Strong Economy
The Fed is still fighting last year’s war against inflation. It needs to pivot fast
What Big Shifts in East Asian Geopolitics Mean for the World
What Xi’s Russia visit and South Korea and Japan’s rapprochement means for the changing geopolitical landscape
What Nine Months Means to a Pregnant Person
It has now been nine months since we could provide abortions in the state of Alabama
Israel Is Wandering in the Desert, a Constitution Is Our Path Home
Israel teeters on the edge of the abyss
If Banks Want More Deposit Insurance, They Should Pay for It
Significantly enhanced or unlimited deposit insurance would be a major gift to privately run banking institutions.
Holding World Leaders Like Trump Accountable Is Democratic
Allowing world leaders, like Donald Trump, to evade investigation because they’re politically powerful is undemocratic, writes Rob Maguire.
Netanyahu Has Made Israel a U.S. Adversary
From China to Putin’s war in Ukraine, Israel has pursued policies against American strategic interests
Finding Our Common Cause for America’s 250th Birthday
As we plan for the commemoration of our formation as a nation, we must never confuse nostalgia with real history
You Just Don’t Silence a Drag Queen
For all its glamour and fantasy, drag is a political statement, too, writes Craig Seligman.
The Next U.S. Presidential Election will be a Battle Over Pandemic Memory
The 2024 political campaign will be about how we remember the pandemic
How Iran Won the Iraq War
Invading Iraq in 2003 was strategic folly
Ozempic Exposed the Cracks in the Body Positivity Movement
Catherine Mhloyi unpacks our willingness to make a potentially life-saving medication scarce in the name of self-love.
The Correct Conservative Approach to Ukraine Shifts the Focus to China
A conservative approach to U.S. foreign policy means focusing on China
Lessons From The New U.N. Climate Report on How to Course Correct
UNFCCC Executive Secretary Simon Stiell on what we can learn from the latest IPCC report on how to solve climate change in the coming years.
Florida Politicians Want Less Talk About Periods. We Need More of It
Menstrual literacy has life-saving impacts, writes Jennifer Weiss-Wolf.
An Insider’s Perspective on China’s Strategy in Ukraine
Russia cannot win, says former Chinese defense official
Photographer Evelyn Hofer’s Timeless Portraits Get a Second Look
Taken a half-century ago, her images strike a contemporary pose
S.E. Hinton Is Tired of Talking About 'The Outsiders.' No One Else Is
The author reflects on her classic 1967 novel, its 1983 film adaptation and its legacy today
William H. Johnson’s Art Was for His People
The painter’s entire “Fighters for Freedom” series is now on view for the first time in more than 75 years
How Marian Anderson Took the World by Storm
Her mighty contralto propelled her across color lines
The Top Ten Works Entering the Public Domain on January 1
The latest additions are a rich trove of books, films, songs and other works from 1927
The Best Board Games of 2022
Players of all ages will have to make room in their closets for these selections
The Ten Best Children's Books of 2022
This year’s top titles include a fairy-tale remake, a clever counting book and a survey of architectural wonders the world over
The Best Books of 2022
In our efforts to increase and diffuse knowledge, we highly recommend these 30 titles this year