One political anthropologist considers whether a "no-contact" approach to remote Indigenous peoples may—in the long run—lead to unforeseen risks.
Can natural history museums justify their collections of human remains?
From Halloween costumes to haute couture, ethnic foods to movies, the danger of appropriating another culture seems to be everywhere. How do we weigh the difference between celebrating and stealing someone else’s culture?
Namibian hunter-gatherers deride those who stand out. What does this tell us about why, and how, we care about fairness?
Americans often react to the idea of Sharia with horror and repugnance. That isn’t warranted.
Cultures around the world share the belief that atheists lack morality. The evidence, however, tells a different story.