Category: Pop Culture
Words may not be violent, but they exhaust us and help internalize our oppression. Fight back with solidarity
The latest entry in the Daniel Craig reboot of the James Bond film franchise, Spectre , turns Bond into more muscular version of Edward Snowden, as he takes down a vast 9-nation attempt at electronic surveillance and information-sharing that would also benefit a criminal cartel. Tooling around the reviews, it strikes me as remarkable that Read more…
The escalating rhetoric of the crazies is very concerning
“You gotta hand it to Stalin…When he wanted to control you, he threw you in the Gulag…. Nowadays, they give you a 30-year mortgage.”
Running a classic ZNet article to honor the birthday of Mikis Theodorakis, who is 90 today.
Is it so impossible to marry great purpose to a lived ordinariness?
Eventually you are going to venture out into the world and find that what you thought was an informed opinion was actually just a tiny thought based on little data and your feelings
Expecting artists to work for free hands the reins of cultural production to ruling elites
The Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians brought jazz back from the brink by connecting it to black struggle
In the past few months, the hashtag #GamerGate has become a banner flying over America’s current confrontation over feminism, male privilege, and cultural expression