On International Women’s Day, some women are feeling left out by exclusionary rhetoric and policy priorities.
In a departure from previous work, Hard Love explores the challenging aspects of being human in an intimate, powerful album.
Music writer Anna Hamilton rounds up 2016’s 13 best albums for your listening pleasure.
Shannon Winnubst’s Way Too Cool is a theory-dense read, but a valuable look at neoliberal commodification of ‘cool.’
Sady Doyle’s Trainwreck explores the lurid fascination with celebrities behaving badly, and probes into the deep roots of gawking at rebellious women.
Regina Spektor’s ‘Remember Us to Life’ is the artist at her best, showcasing her dramatic creative and vocal range.
The Skeleton Tree takes on the heartwrenching aftermath of grief and what happens to those left behind after an unexpected devastating event. Though it’s a departure from past albums from Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, it’s a must-listen.
Sarah Jaffe’s Necessary Trouble is a sharp, insightful look at the state of activism in the US that goes beyond expected territory and into the heart of diverse communities.
In her 18th book, writer and Distinguished Professor of English at CUNY Staten Island Sarah Schulman takes on the weighty topic of interpersonal conflict, abusive behavior, the “overstatement of harm,” and how the continued mistaking of conflict for abuse leads to unnecessary escalation of various problems—often leading to cruel acts of isolation, shunning, scapegoating, and …
The title might sound intimidatingly dry, but this is a pivotal, challenging, thoughtful book about disability and society.