Today is overwhelmingly defined by white-supremacist violence and the whiteness of AI technology. Can seeing them together help defeat them both?
The pandemic took the health inequalities generated by US imperialism, and made them worse.
When prospective home buyers hire a real estate agent, they may end up getting more than they had pictured themselves bargaining for.
How have data-centric systems perpetuated racial capitalism, and how have different communities, particularly in the global South, resisted this datafication?
"So many people don’t think about food as political."
How has data been used to organize labor, and how do we make ourselves visible to data-centric systems?
“Anyone who comes in the way of the ‘good times’ becomes a threat to capital, and to the nation-state itself.”
When an increasingly uncomfortable climate forces more of life indoors, who might be forced to bear the costs?
Today, Jewish philanthropy—like all philanthropy—is big business, thanks to US philanthropy’s torturous entanglement with US capitalism.
Apps like Uber benefit from making their workers strangers to one another. So what happens when workers start caring for one another?
St. Louis seems to define America’s past—but does it offer insight for the future?
“Solidarity is not a thing. There’s no formula, no exact science. There is ongoing process.”
Critical examinations of the internet too often focus on the successes and failures of corporate leaders, rather than on the real constituents of online communities.
Declaring water a human right is easy. But to actually secure that right, the best method—surprisingly—is bureaucratic sleights of hand.
Both violent surveillance and disease risk were integral to Atlantic slavery. That same war against Black people continues today.
Housing-justice movements ask: How can unhoused people be considered trespassers on state-owned land?
Houses without people, people without homes: New York has invested in empty storefronts and empty districts, even as most New Yorkers suffer.
Occupy Wall Street’s great achievement was to briefly create a community that prefigured a robust democratic culture.
In Detroit today, politicians promise that real estate development—coupled with police violence—will guarantee the city’s spiritual redemption.
“A relentless assault on received orthodoxies has the effect of making you unpopular with the people for whom those received orthodoxies are orthodox.”