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Netanyahu, America, and Turning Europe’s Anti-Semitic Tide (3.9.15) — World Policy

The tensions Netanyahu’s recent Washington visit exposed hint that there’s a chance for American Jews to rethink their identification with Israel in ways that improve Jews’ security everywhere.

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Let’s Talk About Cellos (9.5.14) — The Brooklyn Quarterly

Chloë Grace Moretz plays a cellist in If I Stay—sort of. Here’s what cellos are doing with digital media, and vice versa.

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Southeast Asia’s LGBT Revolution (10.23.13) — World Policy

Politics and public opinion surrounding LGBT issues are changing rapidly in Southeast Asia. New and social media, meanwhile, are amplifying them.

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Which Great Literary Work Explains Breaking Bad Best? (10.2.13) — TheAtlantic.com

Comparing the series finale to Shakespeare, Moby-Dick, and…Curious George?

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Life After Koh Masaki (6.18.13) — The Awl

Koh Masaki was Japan’s biggest, first, and only gay porn star. A month after his death, what’s next for gays in Asia?

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They Aren’t So Young: How Fun.’s Rise Explains the Fall of Suburban Emo (2.8.13) — TheAtlantic.com

Fun. shot to fame on their hit single “We Are Young,” but the band’s path to the 2013 Grammys was a decade in the making.

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The Weirdly Familiar Politics of ‘Anna Karenina’ (11.16.12) — TheAtlantic.com

Less than two weeks after Election Day, it was easy to watch Joe Wright’s Tolstoy adaptation and be reminded of the campaign trail.

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Aaliyahs Influential Afterlife (9.14.12) — TheAtlantic.com

When she died eleven years ago, few sounded like her. Now the rest of the music world is catching up.

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