Launched in January 2014, the histories of violence “Disposable Life” project interrogates the meaning of mass violence and human destruction in the 21st Century. Inviting critical reflections from renowned public intellectuals, artists and writers, this three year project will feature a series of monthly filmed reflections from our illustrious list of participants. The eighth contribution to our reflections series is provided by Professor Max Silverman who is renowned for his work on trauma, memory, race and violence. For Silverman, “disposable lives” does not simply refer to the killing of people.
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Four years before the brutal attack on Christy Mack, the MMA fighter was serving a year in prison and wrote a blog of jailhouse musings—on women, race, and the oppression of men.
Continue reading War Machine’s Sexist, Racist Prison Blog
From its origins in east Asia to Flushing Meadows Queens, Dragon Boat races have gone global and corporate, pulling in all types from traders to triads.
Continue reading Bros Love Dragon Boats
She counted celebrities, a healer, and a ‘Child of God,’ among her backers—but though Marianne Williamson spent the most, she only managed fourth in the race to succeed Henry Waxman.
Continue reading The New Ager’s $2M Congressional Flop
And Chloe Grace Moretz is dating Brooklyn Beckham.
Continue reading Moss Sisters May Cover British ‘Vogue’
Often overlooked in the debate over the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision is the fact that oral contraceptives serve several purposes other than birth control.
Continue reading Hobby Lobby Ignores The Pill’s Many Uses
Incumbent Republican Governor Sam Brownback is losing to a Democrat according to the most recent poll of the Kansas gubernatorial race.
Continue reading Poll Shows Kansas Republican In Trouble
Tonight’s GOP Senate primary in Oklahoma isn’t about race…except it sure will be if T.W. Shannon wins.
Continue reading T.W. Shannon Is Not About Race. Really.