We don’t have to understand cricket to know that CLR James’ 1963 book about sports and society is incredibly relevant today.
Anti-immigrant xenophobia, anti-Black racism, and false notions of scarcity are a dangerous mix.
What we miss when we talk about “political ambitions” as if they were only about someone’s career path.
Forget Ad Astra. Science fiction’s ability to tell us about ourselves lives in movies like Aniara.
On a recent re-watch of The Sopranos, I was struck by how a show with no main characters of color still manages to say a lot about how racism works in the US.
Disaster films since the 1990s fail to imagine a future in which ordinary people have a place, let alone one that they build. We need to envision a different horizon.