Herewith is Issue #11 of Politics/Letters. We’re on a roll. The uncanny thematic of this new issue is, according to my deeply biased reading, a meditation on where ...On March 2, 2018 / By James Livingston
The question may sound strange, but not necessarily for good reasons. Despite the fact that LGBT people of all genders and races are poorer and earn less than ...On March 2, 2018 / By David Kurnick
Despite the Supreme Court’s landmark marriage equality ruling in 2015, queer and trans people’s ability to freely express our gender and sexual identities remains under attack in the ...On March 2, 2018 / By David Booth
I have steered the topic of this discussion in a direction of my own: I want to address the novel’s relationship, not to the most desperately poor, but ...On March 2, 2018 / By Christina Lupton
In his essay, “Utopia as Replication,” Fredric Jameson puts forward what he himself terms a scandalous proposal: that Wal-Mart is “the new institutional candidate for the function of ...On March 2, 2018 / By Carolyn Lesjak
In the era of the refugee, it’s both, of course. But there is still a point to knocking one term up against the other rather than settling too ...On March 2, 2018 / By Bruce Robbins
At a moment when the term “refugee” is everywhere, it might be useful to reexamine the resonances of the “exile,” a term which lacks the legal architecture that ...On March 2, 2018 / By Eleni Coundouriotis
Almost immediately after Hurricane Maria made landfall on Puerto Rico this past September 20, the island fell off the grid. Advancing with winds in excess of 155 miles ...On March 2, 2018 / By Frances Negrón-Muntaner
Thought and action. We still tend to think of life in these terms. An action is a fact. What someone does is observable, documentable—it becomes evidence, then, what ...On March 2, 2018 / By Ben Libman
That general sigh you hear everywhere is recognition that the one-year mark is here not only for Donald Trump as president, but for the rest of us as ...On March 2, 2018 / By Terry Schwadron
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