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Barbara Claire Freeman is a poet and author of The Feminine Sublime: Gender and Excess in Women's Fiction. She teaches in the Rhetoric Department at the University of California, Berkeley.
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In his new book, philosopher William MacAskill implies that humanity’s long-term survival matters more than preventing short-term suffering and death. His arguments are shaky.
In her new book, Danish poet Olga Ravn writes with open love, pity, and compassion for her strange yet familiar creations.
Draconian individual punishment distracts from systemic change and reinforces the cruelest and most racist system of incarceration on the planet.