We might have the technology to produce enough food to feed that world – but will we have the political will to distribute it fairly?
Jokes about the Rapture express a deeper anxiety about the decidedly apocalyptic times we live in, expressing some of the often unacknowledged uncertainty about the sustainability of our current system of living.
Awkwardness as Kostko describes it emerges from the violation of a mostly unspoken norm of a given community. It draws its participants in, spreading from one person to another.
The austerity narratives of deficit reduction are everywhere, but the facts show that this is a false story deployed cynically to decimate the welfare state and the reduction of taxes for the super-rich.
“The absolute limit of what bourgeois feminism can offer us is terminal exhaustion and a cupboard full of beautiful shoes.”
When I mentioned I was reviewing this book this week, several bookish friends immediately asked, “does literature need a defense?”
It is precisely by controlling our reproductive ability that we preserve the possibility for sex to be something more than pure animality, a way to glorify our love and God’s creation.
Each of these books in their own way addresses the questions of inequality, and the need for practical action to create a fairer, more just world.
From classic soul to riot grrl punk, our writers give us their take on the idea of protest music.
There is nothing good to be gained from the hysterical, violent acting out of the infantile fantasies of complete assimilation or complete removal of immigration populations.