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The Killers of Roland Barthes

The Killers of Roland Barthes
2 months ago

The Killers of Roland Barthes

The Jean Vrin bookshop, Place de la Sorbonne. I’m standing in front of a bookshelf, right at the entrance, where the cash desk is. Suddenly I hear a voice behind …
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Apprehending the Death of Jamel Dunn
2 months ago

Apprehending the Death of Jamel Dunn

On July 9, 2017, Jamel Dunn, a 31-year-old disabled man, drowned in a Florida retention pond. Five teenaged boys, reportedly between 14 and 17 years of age, getting high together, …
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An Open Letter to Cornel West: On Charlottesville
2 months ago

An Open Letter to Cornel West: On Charlottesville

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Never more so than in this era of hot-takes is it essential to understand, deeply, what “antifa” is and is not. It is neither a group nor a top-down …
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Tick Thinking
3 months ago

Tick Thinking

This probably isn’t the essay about ticks that you want to read. Popular takes on ticks cast them as sinister enemies of our species, and offer tips and advice for …
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