“The ditch is nearer.
There are no statues for
the last war here.”
Having recently finished a PhD in American cultural and intellectual history, there is one question I’ve heard often enough to wish I had another dissertation to write: “what next?”
In her recent book, Greening Death—Reclaiming Burial Practices and Restoring Our Tie to the Earth, writer, farmer, and feminist scholar Suzanne Kelly looks at the development of a grassroots movement that has been leading people towards more sustainable burial practices.
When asked what her dreams are, Star (Sasha Lane), the displaced, teenage protagonist of Andrea Arnold’s 2016 feature, American Honey, tells a sympathetic trucker that she wants to get her own place—a trailer where she can raise a family.
David Ellerman, philosopher, mathematician, economist, and political theorist, is highly critical of the intellectual underpinnings of the current employment system, which he says institutionalize “the renting of persons” on dubious philosophical grounds.
LYNN STANLEY God Affords One Explanation Understand you will never be happy.