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In this parodic installment of Shoptalk, we salute the year of conferences that have tried to be.
Yaa Gyasi’s new novel meditates on the problems we try to solve with science, with faith, and with love.
Both violent surveillance and disease risk were integral to Atlantic slavery. That same war against Black people continues today.
We can begin where we live, because our neighbors and neighborhoods shape us in ways that are invisible but invigorating.
Tech does not arrive in a city to save it. Instead, tech’s financial success depends on dismissing and exploiting existing disparities.
Not simply a roof over one’s head, public housing nurtures its inhabitants’ demands for an even greater stake in the life of the metropolis.
In Detroit today, politicians promise that real estate development—coupled with police violence—will guarantee the city’s spiritual redemption.
“What we build and how we build influences the kinds of families and relationships that we can have or can even imagine.”