Handwashing without WASH and lockdowns without toilets: critical contradictions amid COVID-19

March 22, 2021

When COVID-19 became a global pandemic, frequent handwashing, lockdowns, and social distancing were quickly prescribed to control spread and limit new infections. Among these measures, […]

Their deaths shame us all: neoliberalism, COVID-19, and the banality of evil

March 16, 2021

In late March 2020, as the potential scale of the COVID-19 epidemic became clear, a televised conversation unfolded between Fox News host Tucker Carlson and […]

The image and failure of white feminism

March 9, 2021

When you work as a writer in various media, you learn to develop your content with a visual element in mind: you hire an illustrator […]

Development, dispossession and authoritarian reversal in Southeast Asia

March 1, 2021

The February 1 military coup in Myanmar is only the latest in a series of authoritarian reversals across the region. It follows a controversial declaration […]

Peace is another name for violence, sometimes

February 17, 2021

Like many of my friends, I rejoiced upon learning about the 2021 nominations of Stacey Abrams and the Movement for Black Lives for the prestigious, […]