Rebecca Solnit is the author of fourteen books, including A Paradise Built in Hell: The Extraordinary Communities That Arise in Disasters, Infinite City: A San Francisco Atlas and the recently published Men Explain Things to Me. She is, from kindergarten to graduate school, a product of the California public education system now being decimated.
The struggle over the meaning of one man’s killing spree may prove to be a watershed moment in the history of feminism.
We are witnessing a full-fledged war, not of the sexes, but of gender roles.
What he gave us was so beautiful, so significant, so strong.
The climate of change and the dangers of stasis.
You can’t always trace it, but everything and everyone has a genealogy.
We might not want to acknowledge it, but climate change is real and it's happening now.
Thoughts for the second anniversary of Occupy Wall Street.
Prometheus among the cannibals.
Google eats the world.
In praise of darkness (and light).