SubscribeAboutArchive ‘We Wish To Be Able To Sing’ For more than half a century, the people of Easter Island lived under an oppressive colonial regime. Then a schoolteacher sparked an unlikely revolution.By Mike Damiano The Last Clinic On the frontlines of the battle for reproductive rights: An Emmy-nominated portrait of the last abortion clinic in Mississippi.By Maisie Crow and Alissa Quart UpdatesHear more about “We Wish to Be Able to Sing” on the Creative Nonfiction podcast. Binge the first season of our true-crime podcast, No Place Like Home. “Poetry became her purpose. She gave herself to it. She would isolate herself if that was what it required.”Issue 99 The Butcher of Havana How a drifter from Milwaukee became the chief executioner of the Cuban Revolution—and a test case for U.S. civil rights.By Tony Perrottet © 2021 The Atavist Magazine. Proudly powered by Newspack by Automattic.