Inexplicably acclaimed, Rooney’s novel offers canned millennial gender play with a scrawny garnish of warmed-over Marxism.
If Marx and Engels were right that capitalism creates “its own grave-diggers,” then the most revolutionary of these grave-diggers are the colonized people—the women, the children, the minorities, the immigrants, and the people of color.
The question, Milanich argues, is not “Who is the father?” but rather, “Who do we want him to be?”
Reach out and don’t touch someone.
The white publishing industry locks arms to form a united front against writers and critics of color — proving the critics’ point, again and again.
The counterculture dictum to “turn on, tune in, drop out” did not quite capture Janis’s philosophy to “get it while you can.”
The media did not take Andrew Yang’s path-breaking and radical campaign seriously. Seulghee Lee explains why so many got Yang so wrong.
Even as it is a critique of capitalism, Bong Joon-ho’s film is also an immediate, sexual object under capitalism.