What’s in a River: Editor’s Letter and TOC

"All water has a perfect memory." – Toni Morrison

What Is Melanated Main Street: Editor’s Letter and TOC

“We cannot have a healed society, we cannot have change, we cannot have justice, if we do not reclaim and repair the human spirit.” — Rev. angel Kyodo williams

Post-Dobbs: Editor’s Letter and TOC

“A patient said to me, ‘You’ve given me my future back.’ When somebody says that to you, how do you not keep going?” — Tammi Kromenaker, clinic director at Red River Women’s Clinic in Moorhead

On Morals and Mortality: A Commentary From the Publisher

Our safety net is to work in a system of production within community.

What Matters to Us: Editor’s Letter and TOC

“You have to act as if it were possible to radically transform the world. And you have to do it all the time.” — Angela Davis

The Under 30 Issue: Editor’s Letter and TOC

"When we are young, the words are scattered all around us. As they are assembled by experience, so also are we, sentence by sentence, until the story takes shape." — Louise Erdrich, The Plague of Doves

Defusing Patriarchal Violence: Editor’s Letter and TOC

“Feminism asks: what would it be to end the political, social, sexual, economic, psychological, and physical subordination of women? It answers: we do not know, let us try and see.” — Amia Srinivasan

Reading Into It: Editor’s Letter and TOC

“She reads books as one would breathe air, to fill up and live.” — Annie Dillard

Intra-Action: Editor’s Letter and TOC

“Our voices are a resource. Our pain is a resource. Our joy is a resource. Our connection and love for one another will be the resource. We are not disconnected; we are always moving together. That changes everything.” — Diane Rosenfeld, “The Bonobo Sisterhood”

How Does It Feel to Be In Your Body? – Editor’s Letter and TOC

“There is no single story that tells the truth of this community of cells self-organizing within our skin.” — Susan Raffo

Preparing for the Future: Editor’s Letter and TOC

“It is time ... to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.” — Maya Angelou

Why Incarceration Does Not Reduce Crime: Editor’s Letter and TOC

Data reveals the roots of why people are incarcerated — and indicates why prison might not be the solution.