“Americans—whether they believe they are not racist or whether they are stone-cold racists—still struggle to see the structures of racism.”
“They all wanted to imagine a different possibility of an integrated neighborhood, where folks worked together.”
“We don't have a party. That doesn't mean we need one big organization. We may need a few big organizations. But we need organizations!”
Landlords’, bosses’ and schools’ intrusion of surveillance technologies into the home extends the carceral state into domestic space.
“We need to have both the reparation and the universal perspective on economic justice.”
Why do women and feminized people flee Central America? What do they find when they reach the United States?
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.