Posts Tagged: Politics

Here Is the Physical Proof: Talking with Elizabeth Rush

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Elizabeth Rush discusses RISING: DISPATCHES FROM THE NEW AMERICAN SHORE.

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The Evolution of Present-Day Greece: Talking with Nanos Valaoritis

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Poet and author Nanos Valaoritis discusses the political and cultural situation in Greece today.

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Olzhas Suleimenov and the Power of Antinuclear Activism

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Suleimenov the nomad, the climber of high walls of adventure.

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Amy Fusselman

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Amy Fusselman discusses her new book, IDIOPHONE!

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Any Day Now: A Conversation with Anjali Sachdeva

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Anjali Sachdeva discusses her debut story collection, ALL THE NAMES THEY USED FOR GOD.

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They Prefer People to Die: On Trump, Borders, and Racism

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A good man doesn’t leave someone to die in the desert, and when he uses God’s name, he does it to bless, not to kill.

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The Life of the Mind: A Conversation with Elizabeth Scanlon

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Elizabeth Scanlon discusses her debut full-length collection, Lonesome Gnosis, brains and trains, and poetry as prayer.

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Make Your Choices: A Conversation with Chris Kraus

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Chris Kraus discusses her latest book, After Kathy Acker: A Literary Biography, writing about art under patriarchy, politics, and “the truth.”

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ENOUGH: Please Have a Seat

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A Rumpus series of work by women and non-binary people that engages with rape culture, sexual assault, and domestic violence.

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Creating New Possibilities: Talking with Nato Green

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Comedian Nato Green discusses performing political standup, revolutionaries, and the way forward for tired capital-L Leftists.

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Reading Ferlinghetti in the Age of Trump

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This lesson feels especially relevant to our moment: that it’s possible to be both a frustrated activist and also a present and joyful human being.

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In Defense of Sinead O’Connor

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“Remember Sinead?” I asked. My mom nodded her head and shrugged.

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I Dated Bad Men Till a Bad Man Became President

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Their dishonesty and danger was easier to look past then. The world had not yet shifted. But then it did, and I woke up.

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SquareRoot of Love, Politics, and Power

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If we really believe that love is important and necessary then where is it, especially when it comes to world politics and power?

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