Malcolm Harris
Writer/editor, New Inquiry

Malcolm Harris is a writer and editor at The New Inquiry. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Written by Malcolm Harris

A pro-government Liberian child militia soldier in Monrovia in 2003. Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty

Essay/
Human rights and justice
When a child goes to war

Our myths are full of young heroes yet our media calls them tragic victims. What is the truth about child soldiers?

Malcolm Harris

Stanley Milgram and his ‘shockbox’. Photo courtesy The Chronicle of Higher Education

Essay/
Bioethics
The psychology of torture

The Milgram experiments showed that anybody could be capable of torture when obeying an authority. Are they still valid?

Malcolm Harris

Hashish Smokers by Gaetano Previati, 1877. Private collection. Photo by Getty Images

Essay/
Addiction
Missing marijuana

When I stopped smoking weed, my appetite shrivelled and my head throbbed – but it was the dreams that really shook me

Malcolm Harris