Reading Ortega y Gasset leaves me wondering about illiberalism and our democracy.
Category: Margin Walker
If the first Borat movie was farce, then Borat Subsequent Moviefilm is surely tragedy.
A Sticky Wicket
We don’t have to understand cricket to know that CLR James’ 1963 book about sports and society is incredibly relevant today.
In praise of the epidemiological Black Radical Tradition.
Anti-immigrant xenophobia, anti-Black racism, and false notions of scarcity are a dangerous mix.
A Problem of Ambition
What we miss when we talk about “political ambitions” as if they were only about someone’s career path.
Is Space Travel Boring?
Forget Ad Astra. Science fiction’s ability to tell us about ourselves lives in movies like Aniara.
No Country for Young Children
The defining feature of the United States child care “system” is that it is not a system at all.
Of Course They Did
With little oversight, the nursing home industry has cashed in the pandemic, while workers and residents are paying the price.
Prisoners of the American Election
A few reflections on “Prisoners of the American Dream” that are relevant to unions, social movements, and insurgent electoral campaigns.