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Gender and Sexuality
September 30, 2021
Desire in Our Times: A Conversation With Amia Srinivasan
An interview with the philosopher about her new book,
The Right to Sex
, the need for more internationalist feminism, the politics of consent, and much more.
March 15, 2021
How Black Women Musicians Defined What We Call Culture
A conversation with Daphne Brooks about her new book
Liner Notes for the Revolution
, a “counterhistory of popular music criticism.”
Racism and Discrimination
September 24, 2020
Claudia Rankine Wants Us to Talk
A conversation with the writer about her new book,
, which is a close reading of the language and affects that go into our understanding of race.
September 2, 2020
For Tara Raghuveer, ‘Every Eviction Is an Act of Violence’
The director of the KC Tenants explains the radicalizing power of housing activism.
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Housing and Homelessness
July 13, 2020
Defending One Brooklyn Brownstone Is Just the Beginning
Eviction blockades and neighbors coming together might be tenants’ best defense against landlords.
Science and Health
April 6, 2020
Science Will Not Come on a White Horse With a Solution
Sheila Jasanoff, a professor of science and technology studies, tells
that we’ve modeled the progression of the disease, but not the social consequences.
Journalists and Journalism
March 25, 2020
Emily Nemens Talks Baseball and the Art of the Quarterly
With the baseball season delayed, the new book by the editor of
The Paris Review
The Cactus League
, is a salve for fans.
Books and Ideas
January 15, 2020
H.T. Tsiang, the Flâneur of Socialist Fiction
In the Chinese writer’s novels we are given a portrait of a New York City for the rich and the poor, the immigrant and the native-born, the newly homeless and the seasoned itinerant.
December 10, 2019
The West Does Not Have a Copyright on Justice
British scholar Priyamvada Gopal discusses the hidden histories of anticolonialism.
Autobiography and Memoir
October 7, 2019
Saeed Jones on Queer Masculinity and the Point of Being an Artist
We talked to the writer about his debut memoir
How We Fight for Our Lives
and his move from poetry to prose.