Critiquing the Enlightenment is essential, because there the asylum, prison, and science itself unveil their violent foundations.Read more
In Latin America, high levels of violence threaten journalists today, and dissent has been effectively marginalized in the past.
Think about your favorite book. Now ask yourself: Would you admit this to others? Most would share—but literature professors are not most people.
Deciding to not order the tuna or eel at a restaurant won’t save those dying species. But imagining a new kind of “multispecies thriving” might.
Scandinavian crime novels once showed how society failed its citizens. Today, the genre innovates differently—by depicting more violence.
“Start-ups: they need philosophers, political theorists, historians, poets. Critics.”
We must reimagine our algorithmic systems as responsible innovations that serve to support liberatory and just societies.
Perhaps the lesson to take from this year of living online is not about making better technology. It’s about recognizing technology’s limits.
Companies like Uber and Airbnb rely on the exploitation of users and workers—and some investors are pushing back. Welcome to the “techlash.”