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Dry Bones Breathe

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The work of recovering a writer like Henry Dumas from the oblivion of white supremacy’s history is part of the longer game of a #BlackLivesMatter movement. In his work

 

 

there’s all the glories and contradictions of black culture, religions and politics, and a record of the black struggle over the course of the 20th century.

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Essays & Reviews

Beach Generation

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Cheap air travel and freedom of movement within the EU are bound up with the violent policing of its borders

Under the Rainbow

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Modern queer politics forged itself against Blackness. Where will it go next?

Fitted

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Activity trackers train users to love lives that are all work

Features

Sunday Reading

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Fake Painting

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If you’re a down-and-out artist and you’re of a certain socio-psychological bent, the idea of going to a minimum security prison for a year or two in exchange for being a world-famous artist might not sound like a bad tradeoff…

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Oculus Rex

Oculus Birth

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Video “Salut les Cubains” Agnès Varda

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&, Meanwhile

“Here is the reason why workers feel so insecure, today”

“The mother is a labourer”

“Our collective and interdependent force is energizing”

“The point…is to reclaim their own power and reduce dependence on state institutions”

“Solidarity is not a word you say at the end of a one-sided conversation”

“THERE IS STILL A PLACE WHERE BLACK UNICORNS RUN FREELY”

“…that subaltern who was supposed to fail but didn’t.”

“Earth is the language planet”

“thank God for the asshole that Kanye has become”

“While the capitalists are winning every battle between the two classes, they are nonetheless losing the war.”

“they make their way down the wide, bleached sidewalks, followed at a distance by an unmarked police car”

“The police weren’t “showing restraint,” there were simply too many of us to stop.”

“build up rebel muscles for the harder and harder fight ahead”

“Hood by hood, block by block, fight the bosses and fight the cops!”

“They didn’t make me an organizer. They made me a convict.”

“Anti-Black racism was built into American police work from the very first day.”

“Your idols will look different in their suits and ties — their trophies and plaques will be scars and bullet wounds, stretch marks and missing teeth, the smiles that make you uncomfortable”

“Kayla from Bleed the Pigs is too aggressive and angry”

“You have a Wilberforce University Faculty ID and 12-year-old Tamir Rice was shot dead by police for holding a BB gun.”

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News

Win a #rare #misandry tote

We’re Taking Fan Requests

Two Tickets to IRL Club @ The Bell House

Will Davies @ Bluestockings and Powerhouse

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Blogs

Know Your Product

In Marginal Utility
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Social media caters to the pleasure of being both product and consumer

News Flash: Beauty Customers Aren’t Suckers

In The Beheld
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Cosmetics ads’ science claims don’t hold up, and they don’t need to. They just need to nudge us over the border of where hope and possibility meet.

Improving on Silence

In Double Take
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Silence is simply not an option. This is everybody’s business.

It Ought to Be Called Vice Cream

In The Austerity Kitchen
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The scoop on how a familiar frozen treat once got respectable folk all hot under the collar