Sport, Capital, and the Far Right
A review of Forbidden Notebook by Alba De Céspedes
If language is the problem, it isn't always the solution.
In memory of Mahsa Amini (1999-2022), Mohamed Bouazizi (1984-2011), and Sarah Hegazi (1989-2020)
Yūko Tsushima’s novel of a mother on the margins
For the last half century, the international adoption of orphans has been used to cast imperial warfare and extraction as humanitarianism
White American nostalgia is neurotically fixated on social constructions that are imagined dead even as they become stronger, as evidenced by the twin histories of the mall and the Midwest
How finance facilitated China's authoritarian takeover of Hong Kong
Are trees worth more standing or chopped down as wood? From Marx’s analysis of wood theft to carbon credit programs, the value of forests as assets continues to shift.
ATV use has soared since the pandemic started. But this new off-roading trend also rehearses familiar myths about the American west and American freedom.
In the absence of the tax dollars city governments rely on, American are now funding themselves by fining the poor instead of taxing the rich.
Triage and the consultant-ethicist in for-profit healthcare
Of course there are crypto memoirs. But how do they theorize history?
When the right deploys cringe to control trans assimilation, trans people cringe at each other.
When dreams reproduce images we see online, dreams become as easy to recreate and share as a meme. The subreddit r/thomastheplankengine is dedicated to doing just that
Growing food and getting free in a world built for agricultural capital