Noah Berlatsky

Noah Berlatsky

Noah Berlatsky edits the online comics-and-culture website The Hooded Utilitarian and is the author of the book Wonder Woman: Bondage and Feminism in the Marston/Peter Comics, 1941-48.

When Chicago Tortured

The Second City is still grappling with a long history of police brutality.

Combating Street Harassment With a Simple, 'You OK, Sis?'

A writer and activist suggests a powerful way to fight back against street harassment—by supporting victims in real time and online.

How Chicago Points to a Growing Inequality of Urban Violence

Some of Chicago's neighborhoods have become much more dangerous, even though crime has plummeted citywide.

Welcome to Chicago, Where Segregation Is Almost a Civic Art Form

Whole communities are burdened by fear of violent crime, while others remain blissfully ignorant, in America's most divided city.