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Articles by Emma Wohl

23 articles found.


Week in Horticulture

News, Apr 25 2014

by Alex Sammon, Maya Sorabjee & Emma Wohl

Have you had your head in the ground all week? Or, um, up in the clouds? Indy News is here to …

Venezuela: Revolution from Above

News, Mar 14 2014

by Emma Wohl

On March 6, the anniversary of Hugo Chávez’s death, a few hundred of the former Venezuelan president’s most loyal followers flocked …

The Week in Secrecy

News, Mar 07 2014

by Sebastian Clark & Emma Wohl

SMOOTH OPERATOR Some time ago, on a lonely Tuesday night, I walked into my local pub. It’s a place of solace, …

Ostentation Funk

Rolezhinos and the politics of consumption in suburban brazil

News, Feb 28 2014

by Emma Wohl

Evandro Farias de Almeida is an unlikely hero. The 20-year-old, who lives in the working-class outskirts of São Paulo, boasts more …

All In a Day

a partial collage of date-based protest

News, Feb 14 2014

by Emma Wohl

Tuesday marked the one-year anniversary of the death of Aaron Swartz, the programmer and Internet activist whose crusade for “Guerilla Open …

Week in Stockpiles

News, Feb 07 2014

by Sebastian Clark, Sam Rosen & Emma Wohl

Stuff your cheeks and fill up your pockets. More is always better, right? A BONE TO PICK “I kind of regret …

Week in Delivery

News, Jan 31 2014

by Alex Sammon & Emma Wohl

This holiday season was tough. Surely, no one at UPS wished for the harsh snowstorms that prevented the timely arrival of …

We Are All In This Together

Dissecting the Trans-Pacific Partnership

News, Jan 31 2014

by Sebastian Clark, Alex Sammon & Emma Wohl

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a free trade agreement between 12 Pacific Rim nations (Brunei, Chile, New Zealand, Singapore, the US, …

The Week to Survive

News, Dec 06 2013

by Grace Dunham, Robert Sandler & Emma Wohl

WHAT IS CYBER MONDAY? TELL ME MomBigShopper12 12.1.13: Who else likes to order DVDs, electronic accessories, and brand-name sneakers on Cyber …

Week in Fantasy

News, Nov 04 2013

by Houston Davidson, Drew Dickerson & Emma Wohl

If you think you’re dreaming this, you can wake up now. And there’s no need to go back to sleep—because this …

Xiomara's Way

News, Oct 29 2013

by Emma Wohl

ON JUNE 28, 2007 SOLDIERS stormed into the bedroom of the presidential residence in Tegucigalpa, Honduras and forced Manuel Zelaya to …

Mating

Science & Technology, Oct 03 2013

by Megan Hauptman, Lili Rosenkranz, Josh Schenkkan, John White & Emma Wohl

A few weeks ago, as we were dragging our fingers through the water and dangling our feet off the dock, a …

Week in Last Stands

Arts, Oct 03 2013

by Alex Sammon, Emma Wohl & Sam Rosen

Taking a stand may be hard on your knees, but it means you can back up what you believe in, at …

The Revolution Will Not Be Standardized

The Fight for Education in RI

Metro, Sep 26 2013

by Emma Wohl

ON A SATURDAY MORNING LAST MARCH, 50 people sat down with their No. 2 pencils and began to fill in the …

WEEK IN REVIEW

News, Sep 18 2013

by Joe de Jonge & Emma Wohl

PEARLS OF WISDOM Oyster. Oyster. Oyster. Oyster. Say it ten more times. Sounds kind of gross now, right? Like most words, …

In the Dark

Art in the East Side Railroad Tunnel

Metro, May 03 2013

by Emma Wohl

[start hero] [end hero] “Do you know why this closed in the first place?” someone asks me on a Friday night …

Pleasure Reading

Open Sesame, Read a Fucking Book

Arts, Apr 27 2013

by Emma Janaskie, Alex Ronan, Erica Schwiegershausen, Doreen St. Félix, Ellora Vilkin & Emma Wohl

Today, we decided we would stop. We took off our shoes, we did not go to work, we forgot about our …

Growing Ca$h

Uncategorized, Apr 13 2013

by Anna Rotman & Emma Wohl

if you could design your own money, what would you put on it? Michael Giroux found inspiration from nature when designing …

On Sacred Ground

Memorializing the Station Fire

Metro, Mar 01 2013

by Emma Wohl

Two days after the ten-year anniversary of the Station Nightclub Fire, the ground where the club stood is smooth. A circle …

Over Achievement

Charter Academy Opens Its Doors

Metro, Feb 17 2013

by Emma Wohl

“This almost didn’t happen,” Ellie Wyatt, a retired public school teacher and member of the Rhode Island Coalition to Defend Public …

Say No To Cops

Police Tensions Flare in the West End's Cambodian Community

Metro, Feb 01 2013

by Benson Tucker & Emma Wohl

As its name suggests, the main thing that holds the West End together is geography. South of Federal Hill and west …

Inconvenient Truths

The struggle for justice and memory in Brazil’s Truth Commission

Arts & Culture, Oct 21 2012

by Emma Wohl

As the credits rolled last week on The Day That Lasted 21 Years, a film about Brazil’s 21-year military dictatorship screened …

Civility and its Discontents

Gabrielle Giffords and the aftermath of the Tucson shooting

News, Feb 19 2012

by Emma Wohl

On January 25, 2012—a year and several weeks after she was shot in the head outside of a grocery store in …