In our Fall 1947 issue, Reinhold Niebuhr published “America’s Precarious Eminence,” which was the first of three contributions to our magazine by the renowned theologian. The essay is concerned with themes of American exceptionalism, power, a [...]
Due to their increasingly isolated habitats, the native mountain lion population of Los Angeles is under threat of extinction. Ryan Bradley discusses one solution under consideration, as well as the surprising relationship between big cats and one of the most populated cities in the country
Whistle a little Mozart to a starling in a cage. If it knows humans as creatures that sing and are sung to, the bird will shut its beak. It will arch its starling neck, bending toward your puckered lips.