Arts and Culture

Sitting Down With International Documentary Filmmaker Emily Feng

By Aria Chiodo

Feng aims to make space for underrepresented voices and connect people through shared humanity.

'Black Panther' Displays a Utopia Seeking to Close the Polarization Gap

By John Tuttle

Wakanda is the closest thing Marvel has had to a tangible, magical country on Earth.

International Affairs

Tensions and Security Operations Heat Up in Central America

By Kian Seara Rey

Climate change and natural disasters threaten livelihoods and kickstart migration across the region.

Europe’s Crisis of Solidarity

By Isabella Lloyd-Damnjanovic

If the EU fails to restore confidence in a unified Europe, democracy will erode and migrants will pay the price.


Twitter Bans and the Growth of Moderators

By Aleks Wansbrough

If even the President can be censored, what hope is there for the rest of us?

On Phenomenology, Merleau-Ponty, and Good, Hard, Sweaty Sex

By Shannon Frost Greenstein

You can do Phenomenology, and live, and if you’re very lucky, you’ll get laid and get to do them simultaneously.


The Art of the Ode

By Aria Chiodo

Marking the 200th anniversary of Keats’s death, Anahid Nersessian offers a refreshing examination of his genius.

Review: Young Blood, by Sifiso Mzobe

By Aneesha Puri

A South African teenager finds hierarchies can be subverted if one has the skills to carve out a niche.

News From The Mantle

A Parting Letter From the Editors

By The Mantle

Present operations at The Mantle Magazine are coming to an end.

Anti-Racism: Powerful Voices, Inspiring Ideas, by Kenrya Rankin

By The Mantle

Mantle Arts & Culture Editor Aria Chiodo features in Rankin's book, part of the Words of Change series.

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