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.
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.
Blame it on the Black Guys
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.