Pay Back Africa

Pay Back Africa

19

Feb

2018

Tonight's blog entry, which ought to be a relatively simple movie review, is one of the most difficult things I've ever had to write, which is in itself is illustrative of how thorny cultural criticism has become in late-stage capitalism.  The reasons for this are manifold and all worth exploring:  increased diversity, th ...
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A Spectrum is Haunting America

A Spectrum is Haunting America

15

Feb

2018

Look. Politics isn't easy.  It's terribly difficult, enormously frustrating, full of compromise and defeat.  And even though it's subtle and complex, suffused with gray areas and uncertainty, we still have to define it by its ability to conform to four sections of a lazily drawn grid.We understand.  We are here to help.< ...
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Animal Eyes

Animal Eyes

9

Feb

2018

Paul Kingsnorth, it's safe to say, is a man of special talent.  His work with the Dark Mountain Project -- one of the only cultural movements to take seriously the concept of a post-human world -- and his insightful environmental journalism alone would be enough to establish his brilliance and insight, but he also wrote T ...
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