Essays

Covid Blindness

Withholding accurate information obscures both the impact of the pandemic on the most vulnerable and the resurgence of institutional violence.

How to Defund the Police

The inconvenient truth of police history in the United States is that police departments were not designed to keep a generic public safe.

Rage and Uprising

A politics of rage does not equate emotions with irrationality or impulsive behavior, but can affirm equality, claim agency, and ask for justice.

Pandemic Déjà Vu

The COVID-19 global pandemic has been described as an unprecedented global event. Yet for some, the virus arrives with uncanny familiarity.

Buster Keaton Falls Up

Comedy demands a fall guy—someone upon whom the absurdity crashes and yet who emerges unscathed. And in comedy, Buster Keaton remains unrivaled.