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The Dead Must Be Counted

Crosses bear the names of the dead and the missing along a migrant trail connecting Mexico to Arizona. Christina Felschen In the …


What Pandemics Leave Behind

[no-caption] Angus Greig At some time in the future, the novel coronavirus pandemic will fade. What will this globally traumatic contagion leave …


Police Violence and the Pandemic

[no-caption] Angus Greig SAPIENS host Jen Shannon interviews Laurence Ralph, a professor of anthropology at Princeton University. Ralph is also a co-director …


How Elders Make Us Human

[no-caption] Matthias Zomer/Pexels On March 23, Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick sparked controversy and outrage by suggesting that older people in the …


Digging up the Dead

The Slavia Field School in Mortuary Archaeology in Drawsko, Poland, unearthed a 400-year-old cemetery. Joanna Pearce Excavating a 17th-century cemetery in the …