Freedom Is a Constant Struggle: Ferguson, Palestine, and the Foundations of a Movement

In these newly collected essays, interviews, and speeches, world renowned activist and scholar Angela Y Davis illuminates the connections between struggles against state violence and oppression throughout history and around the world Reflecting on the importance of black feminism,

Why Women Have Better Sex Under Socialism: And Other Arguments for Economic Independence

A spirited, deeply researched exploration of why capitalism is bad for women and how, when done right, socialism leads to economic independence, better labor conditions, better work life balance and, yes, even better sex In a witty, irreverent op ed piece that went viral, Kristen Ghodsee argued

Notes on Camp

The ultimate Camp statement it s good because it s awful These two classic essays were the first works of criticism to break down the boundaries between high and low culture, and made Susan Sontag a literary sensation Penguin Modern fifty new books celebrating the pioneering spirit of the

Kill All Normies: Online Culture Wars from 4chan and Tumblr to Trump and the Alt-Right

Recent years have seen a revival of the heated culture wars of the 1990s, but this time its battle ground is the internet On one side the alt right ranges from the once obscure neo reactionary and white separatist movements, to geeky subcultures like 4chan, to mainstream manifestations such as

The Mushroom at the End of the World: On the Possibility of Life in Capitalist Ruins

Matsutake is the most valuable mushroom in the world and a weed that grows in human disturbed forests across the northern hemisphere Through its ability to nurture trees, matsutake helps forests to grow in daunting places It is also an edible delicacy in Japan, where it sometimes commands

Cosmic Pessimism

Were doomed So begins the work of the philosopher whose unabashed and aphoristic indictments of the human condition have been cropping up recently in popular culture Today we find ourselves in an increasingly inhospitable world that is, at the same time, starkly indifferent to our species specific