Posts Tagged: garbage

The Thread: American Garbage

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The molecules are valuable even if the plastic we see is not.

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Basura

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[T]erms like “white trash” and basura most accurately reveal those who are doing the defining. Consider what we throw away, and why. Look at what we throw away. Think about the reasons why.

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Notable Chicago: 7/21–7/27

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Friday 7/21: Tim Taranto and Suzanne Scanlon will discuss Tim’s new book Ars Botanica at Women & Children First. 7:30 p.m., free. Saturday 7/22: Visit The Book Cellar to hear Pulitzer winner Jeffrey Gettleman discuss his memoir, Love, Africa: A Memoir of Romance, War, and Survival. 6 p.m., free. Sunday 7/23: Garbage will be at The […]

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