Back to the Body: An Interview with Natalie Diaz

Natalie Diaz talks with Sampsonia Way about her language revitalization work, poetry, and how she conceptualizes her own struggle with anxiety.

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The Excavation of Identity as a Political Act: A Conversation with Helena Maria Viramontes

Elizabeth Rodriguez Fielder interviews Helena Maria Viramontes, who has been telling stories of economic inequality and civil rights in marginalized communities for the last four decades.

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Noah’s Phone: Updates on Freedom of Speech from Turkey

Columnist Tarik Gunersel writes with updates from Turkey, including a discussion of “banned words” by both the Trump and Erdogan administrations.

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Cartoon: A Beacon

“The pen is a beacon of freedom.”

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Distorted Facts in History Textbooks

Columnist Tienchi Martin-Liao writes of the Chinese Communist Party’s manipulation of historical facts in school textbooks.

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I Will Raise My Hand and Be Heard: An Interview with Porochista Khakpour
by  / June 30, 2017
Porochista Khakpour talks with Sampsonia Way Magazine about crafting her characters, her own identity, and her thoughts on the use of fabulism and absurdity as a means of political resistance. Read more...
Qua Vadis Kenya?
by  / February 20, 2018
Despite tumultuous months of uncertainties, Chalachew Tadesse writes that Kenyans believe in a "hard-won flame of democracy [that] can't be easily extinguished." Read more...
Back to the Body: An Interview with Natalie Diaz
by  / February 22, 2018
Natalie Diaz talks with Sampsonia Way about her language revitalization work, poetry, and how she conceptualizes her own struggle with anxiety. Read more...
Cartoon: 2018
by  / December 29, 2017
The UNHCR estimates that over 500,000 Syrians will be in need of international refuge and resettlement in 2018. Read more...

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  • Qua Vadis Kenya?

    Despite tumultuous months of uncertainties, Chalachew Tadesse writes that Kenyans believe in a “hard-won flame of democracy [that] can’t be easily extinguished.”

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  • Cartoon: Money and the News

    The US Federal Communication Commission voted today to dismantle so-called net-neutrality regulations which prevent broadband providers from blocking certain websites or charging for certain web content.

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