Stories by Amien Essif

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Posted on: May 16, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Has the riot reemerged as the full-throated protest of the disenfranchised?

Posted on: Nov 30, 2015, Source: AlterNet

In exchange for the digital goods we crave, we willingly give Google, Facebook and others access to our entire private lives.

Posted on: Aug 17, 2015, Source: AlterNet

You don't have to buy in.

Posted on: May 23, 2015, Source: AlterNet

A review of John Palfrey's new book 'BiblioTech,' and the culturally critical role libraries play.

Posted on: Jan 21, 2015, Source: AlterNet

A review of Scott Timberg's fascinating new book, 'Culture Crash.'

Posted on: Jan 21, 2014, Source: The Guardian

The U.S. should greatly increase its public support for the arts and journalism. Otherwise many will continue to need welfare aid.

Posted on: Dec 27, 2013, Source: The Guardian

In America, generosity is our personal secret, repressed by a lifetime of learning to distrust people.