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Why The World’s Cushiest Prison Is Also Among Its Most Effective

Why The World’s Cushiest Prison Is Also Among Its Most Effective

Why American prisons could take a lesson from this self-described "holiday camp for criminals."
The Native American Genocide And Its Legacy Of Oppression Today

The Native American Genocide And Its Legacy Of Oppression Today

Was this history's worst genocide?
Toussaint L’Ouverture: The Slave Who Defeated Napoleon

Toussaint L’Ouverture: The Slave Who Defeated Napoleon

The harrowing, heroic story of one man who brought himself and his people from slavery to freedom.
The Quran Has More In Common With The Bible Than You Think

The Quran Has More In Common With The Bible Than You Think

From violence toward outsiders to depictions of Jesus, the central texts of Christianity and Islam are both similar and different in ways you wouldn't believe.
The Dark Origins And Troubling Future Of Conjugal Visits In American Prisons

The Dark Origins And Troubling Future Of Conjugal Visits In American Prisons

Many countries around the world still permit the practice — and the U.S. is not one of them. That's a problem.
10 Progressive Marvel Comics That Pushed Boundaries On Race, Gender, And More

10 Progressive Marvel Comics That Pushed Boundaries On Race, Gender, And More

Comics can be — and often are — about more than just action heroes.
Dark Buddhist Teachings That’ll Upend Westerners’ Peace-And-Love Assumptions

Dark Buddhist Teachings That’ll Upend Westerners’ Peace-And-Love Assumptions

From hatred of singing and dancing to comparing women to snakes, these Buddhist teachings reveal that this religion isn't exactly the paragon of peace and love that so many ill-informed Westerners think it is.
Tantra Is Not What You Think It Is

Tantra Is Not What You Think It Is

Ever since tales of Tantric sex reached the West, many have attempted to understand Tantra -- and have gotten it very wrong.