Posts Tagged: the aughts

The Rumpus Interview with Rebecca Schiff

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Rebecca Schiff discusses her debut collection The Bed That Moved, choosing narrators who share similarities with each other and with herself, and whether feminism and fiction-writing conflict. ...more

Water Causes Cancer And Other Truths

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Time Magazine has already called it “The Decade From Hell.”

(Couldn’t have been worse than the 1940’s?! Could it? I mean the 40’s had Hitler AND Stalin.)

And if you have survived the “aughts” reasonably intact as we caterwaul our way into 2010 with a health care package being vigorously stripped of all its progressive promises, an escalating war(s) and the seemingly insurmountable problems of mass poverty, financial instability and ecological meltdown, you might find yourself like me going head to head with an even heartier enemy: belief.

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