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

In HBO’s Sex and the City Reboot, the Thrill Is Gone

Marianela D’Aprile Jacobin
At its best, the original Sex and the City took the romantic lives of its characters seriously while presenting them hilariously. But its reboot, And Just Like That…, has sucked all the fun out of its stories.

Radicals Go Caroling: The Untold Story of Progressive Choirs

Annie Levin Yes! Magazine
The power of song to literally transform the brain and move people to action has given it a place of privilege in mass political actions. Almost every revolutionary movement in modern history has had an accompanying singing culture.

Blood on the Fog

Lou Fancher East Bay Express
Tongo Eisen-Martin’s latest book of poems challenges whiteness and the status quo with a strong revolutionary practice.

Beavis and Butt-Head Do America Stands the Test of Time

Leonard Pierce Jacobin
Looking for something other than sappy Christmas movies to watch over the holidays? There is no greater and more prescient skewering of the absurdity of the American national security state than Mike Judge’s Beavis and Butt-Head Do America.

Afterglow

Ann Hudson Spoon River Poetry Review
“We think what we can’t see can’t hurt us,” says poet Ann Hudson about environmental pollution. Think again.

Traffic Stop

Pankaj Khemka Rattle
What every driver dreads, a traffic stop, in the words of poet Pankaj Khemka comes to a peaceful end, a holiday gift.

bell hooks - Rest in Power - Get to Know bell hooks

Robin D.G. Kelley; Berea College
bell hooks was a revolutionary...Like Ella Baker and Assata (and Audre Lorde and Barbara Smith and Angela Davis, etc) she has her share of "daughters." Literally thousands of amazing young Black women leading radical movements and making radical art

bell hooks, author and activist, dies aged 69

Lucy Knight The Guardian
While her contributions to feminism are widely appreciated, bell hooks also published groundbreaking work on film, the visual arts, education, and a host of other subjects. She helped shape the modern U.S. cultural landscape.