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Draconian individual punishment distracts from systemic change and reinforces the cruelest and most racist system of incarceration on the planet.
In her new book, Danish poet Olga Ravn writes with open love, pity, and compassion for her strange yet familiar creations.
Our well-being depends on a better understanding of how the logic of labor has twisted our relationship with pleasure.
MacArthur Genius Kelly Lytle Hernández makes the case for why U.S. history only makes sense when told as a binational story.
Twenty-five years of neoliberal political economy are to blame for today’s regime of surveillance advertising, and only public policy can undo it.
Robin D. G. Kelley published his pathbreaking history of the Black radical imagination in 2002. Where are we two decades later?
Inspired by the rediscovery of Shackleton’s HMS Endurance, we revisit two centuries of lessons in leadership from getting trapped in Antarctica’s Weddell Sea.
How might we reimagine degrowth as a path to a better society? Can Black women be mothers without the world reading politics into their every choice? Why, exactly, is U.S.-style capitalism ruining sex? And how can the Italian approach to lunch help us understand Richard Rorty?
In our new issue, The Politics of Pleasure, philosophers, economists, and gender theorists consider these questions and more. Preorder today, and join us as we debate the good life.
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