From medieval villages in Transylvania to war-torn countries in South America and North Africa, evidence of human endurance and strength is everywhere—even in the midst of devastation.
As poverty and violence force Guatemalans to leave their country, one anthropologist reflects on her work with Indigenous peoples in the highlands—and shows how the U.S. is implicated in its own “migrant crisis.”
How do our societies change in the face of apocalypse, and what can we do to ensure our survival?
Society tends to see child molesters as incorrigible. But therapy can and does effect change in many individuals. It should be both a duty and a right of such offenders.
U.S. asylum policies inflict deep pain, not only on those facing deportation but also on those who do the legal aid work to help them stay.
Centuries of hardship from volcanic eruptions transformed ancient communities in the Ecuadorian Andes region into a complex, artistic, and warlike civilization.