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Art With a Point

A rotating cast of artists weighs in on the state of the world
  • May 21, 2021

A terrible crime, a patient waiting for a transplant: The tragic, redemptive journey of one heart

Three decades ago, a young man murdered his girlfriend and killed himself. What happened next to his heart was extraordinary.
  • Sep 30, 2019

Meet the new wave of female builders

A minority in their field, women in construction are establishing a support system they don’t feel they had.
  • Sep 16, 2019

The rise of deaf architecture

Deaf people use space very differently from hearing people. Can our buildings, sidewalks and markets finally reflect that?
  • Sep 12, 2019

How activist Rachel Cargle built a business by calling out racial injustices within feminism

She’s launched a career — and attracted a dedicated social media following — through her signature style of tough love for progressives.
  • Sep 11, 2019

How a Canadian region became the capital of kindness — and an unlikely tourist destination

How mass decency — and a hit musical — turned one community into a special destination.
  • Sep 3, 2019

The quiet endurance of Marcy Kaptur

Marcy Kaptur is an economic populist from the heartland with progressive values and a conservative disposition
  • Aug 26, 2019

Is Bill Weld the hero Never Trumpers have been waiting for?

It’s a long shot, but his audacious presidential bid is intriguing all the same.
  • Aug 19, 2019

The Trump appointee who’s putting white supremacists in jail

Two years after Charlottesville, this Republican prosecutor is pioneering a new approach to convicting racist rioters.
  • Aug 7, 2019

The startling political power of Carlos Cardona

How Carlos Cardona, a 29-year-old you’ve never heard of, got so many candidates to come to his house.
  • Aug 1, 2019