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Bram Büscher and Robert Fletcher’s The Conservation Revolution by Amelia Rina
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Capitalism is fundamentally unsustainable. In the spring of 2020, the world began experiencing this fact more acutely than ever, as humankind struggled to control the COVID-19 pandemic.

Bram Büscher and Robert Fletcher’s The Conservation Revolution by Amelia Rina
The Conservation Revolution Bram Buscher

Capitalism is fundamentally unsustainable. In the spring of 2020, the world began experiencing this fact more acutely than ever, as humankind struggled to control the COVID-19 pandemic.

A Thinking-Feeling: Alli Warren Interviewed by Trisha Low
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The poet on her new collection and writing poems about the system in an embodied, intuitive way.

Miasmic Dread and Inexplicable Lightness: Meriem Bennani and Orian Barki’s 2 Lizards Reviewed by Simon Wu
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Narrativizing everyday experiences of the pandemic in New York City.

A Surface of Circulation: Lewis Klahr Interviewed by Courtney Stephens
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The artist-filmmaker on his prescient collage film, featuring the jetsam and flotsam of global supply chains and a prophecy of the coming pandemic.

Three Poems by Ariel Yelen
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My second job was waiting in a window / behind the window of the job I was on // the clock for. My third job was scheduled / for that evening, but not yet // confirmed. My fourth freelance job wasn’t active / per se, but I was actively // pursuing clients.

Theater as Convergence: Lucas Baisch Interviewed by Vanessa Thill
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On deep listening and language as liberation.

Sex as Backdrop: Christopher Zeischegg Interviewed by Chelsea Hodson
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The writer on working in the porn industry, the theatricality of violence, and the mundanity of capitalism.

Portfolio by Mano Penalva
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Creating an aesthetic rupture in systems of exchange.

Songs for Sabotage: The New Museum Triennial by Matthew J. Abrams
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A political exhibition wrestles with its complicity.

“What Hovers Beyond Language”: Jennifer Natalya Fink Interviewed by Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore
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Sex as ecstasy and trap.

A Taxonomy of Refusal: On Anne Boyer’s A Handbook of Disappointed Fate by Julia Bosson
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Essays that investigate the poetics of “no.”

Never Tell Them Your True Name: Remembering Ursula K. Le Guin by Monica Uszerowicz
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“Resistance and change often begin in art.”

Uplift, Clothing Optional: An Interview with Novelist D. Foy by J.T. Price
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“To credibly present ecstasy, pure ecstasy, is incredibly difficult. Once upon a time this wasn’t the case. This is what capitalism has done to us all—rendered earnestness—a thing of suspicion and contempt.”

Greed, Italian Style: on Nicola Lagioia’s Ferocity by Kristen Martin
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Corruption, capitalism, and death in Puglia.

William Pope.L Navigates the Flint Waterways by Jennifer Junkermeier
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Not fit for human consumption.

Three Poems by Alan Gilbert
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You might be an heir to the throne,
but I’ve abolished the monarchy
before the sun comes out
and washes away the DayGlo.

Invisible Labors: Rahul Jain’s Machines by Kanishka Raja
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A documentary on the brutality behind India’s textile factories.

National Disintegrations by Braden King
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Art and exchange in extraterritorial territories

An Occupation: Joshua Cohen’s Moving Kings by Robin Giles
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Jewish identity and oppression, at home and abroad.

Lidia Yuknavitch by Porochista Khakpour

Writing with the body as her touchstone, the novelist channels a woman warrior in The Book of Joan.

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