What is the history behind the global plastics crisis and what are the solutions? Simon Pirani argues that we need to look at technological systems and social and economic systems in which they are embedded.
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By Nancy Biberman We were an optimistic and righteous generation, many of us conceived and raised by men and women who had survived World War II. My dad was an Army combat vet who fought in the South Pacific and trained GIs on the use of top-secret proximity fuse weaponry. […]
Naomi Hossain compares President Trump’s handling of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico in 2017 to the Pakistani government’s response to the 1970 Bhola Cyclone in Bangladesh, to examine the implications of disaster for legitimacy, imperial power and democracy.
Exclusion has, in fact, been central to the configuration of political power in the US and in other white settler states.
Reflecting on the death last year of the pioneering activist Shulamith Firestone, and Eli Zaretsky’s response, Alice Echols debates the tangled history of the relationship between women’s liberation and the New Left.
Reflecting on the death last year of the pioneering activist Shulamith Firestone, Eli Zaretsky and Alice Echols debate the tangled history of the relationship between women’s liberation and the New Left