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Fall 2020

Fall 2020

Citizenship in the 21st Century

Volume 96, Number 3

This far into a century of upheavals, what does it mean to practice citizenship? How have our expectations—of our neighbors, of our institutions, of ourselves—evolved to respond to the influences of the age we live in? Can the ideals of citizenship transcend national interests? The Fall issue on citizenship in our century is neither prescriptive nor comprehensive, but exploratory, holding up the concept of citizenship to see the truths refracted through it. Through reporting, fiction, poetry, photography, and even fable, we ask questions that are vital to understanding the ways in which citizenship reaches through daily lived experience.

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Fall 2020, Citizenship in the 21st Century

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Editor’s Desk



The 2020


National Interests






Author Profiles

Jack Hitt is the cohost of the podcast Uncivil, which won the Peabody Award in 2018. His most recent book is Bunch of Amateurs: A Search for the American Character (Crown, 2012).

Ashley M. Jones is the author of dark / / thing (Pleiades, 2019) and Magic City Gospel (Hub City, 2017).

Nicole Tung is a freelance photojournalist whose work has appeared in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, Stern, Le Monde, Harper’s, and other publications. She received the 2