Poverty and Christmas Gratitudes

Poverty rewires the body and mind. It rewrites genetic code. It's psychologically coercive and self-perpetuating. It's homeostatic, self-preserving. Neoliberalism cannot succeed without poverty, and so charities and nonprofits are weaponized. Foundations have rewritten social policy in the US for … Continue reading

Trump isn’t so crazy

At some point during the presidential election, I read Achille Mbembe's article "Necropolitics" on defining sovereignty as dictating who can be killed. Russia's manipulation of the campaign had yet to be raised with any serious credibility except potential blackmail from watersports. Some computer … Continue reading