Archives: Online Posts
Sam Friedman and Suzie Kay dive deep into the roots and parallels of the HIV/AIDS and COVID-19 pandemics—and how we should respond to public health emergencies by building communities of care.
Shirin Kamangar analyzes the strengths and the weaknesses of Iran’s movement cycle.
Camila Valle writes about the life and resistance of Shuhada’ Sadaqat/Sinéad O’Connor, and the forces that shaped her, from colonialism to the Catholic Church.
Daniel Tutt reviews Isabelle Garo’s recent “Communism and Strategy,” bringing it into conversation with Laclau, Mouffe, Althusser and other authors in and responding to the communist tradition.
Acácio Augusto draws on Foucault to develop a perspective encompassing the police not only as a technology of control, but also as part of the subjective construct of contemporary citizenship, in other words, the ways of making, thinking, and imagining of the subject of today’s security democracy: the citizen-cop.
Peter Hudis reviews Eric Blanc’s Revolutionary Social Democracy
Ashley Smith interviews Éric Toussaint about the history of the debt system and its new crisis.
With the prospect of freedom imminent, Ray Williams writes about memory and selfhood from a prison cell.
In a deep engagement with the politics of the ecomodernist left, Dan Boscov-Ellen interviews Joshua Frank about the false promises of nuclear solutions to climate catastrophe.
Susan Ferguson explains how an analytic focus on time and temporalities might help us better understand how capitalism concretely conditions the work of life-making.