Skip to main content

Archives

For posts before June 2012, please follow these links to our archives.

Is It Time for a Second White House Summit on Food?

Josh Voorhees Modern Farmer
The first White House food summit took place a half-century ago and changed the trajectory of hunger in America. Has the time come for a serious rethink about the way we approach food and nutrition policy?

The Strange Bipartisan Appeal of Ted Lasso

Joanna Weiss Politico
It's an apolitical show. So why do politicians keep talking about it? It’s ironic that so many people have hung the American self-image on a show with its roots in a mildly condescending joke about ugly Americans.

Under Corporate Skies

Al Young afropoets
“Where profit ignites,” writes the late poet Al Young, “lives go out.”

Epidemic Empire: Colonialism, Contagion, and Terror 1817-2020

Joshua Moufawad-Paul Marx & Philosophy Review of Books
This book offers an examination of how the language of imperialism portrays anti-imperialism and rebellion as infection and pestilence, and how that language is "central to the management of empire and neoimperial formation."