Writer Lucy Ellmann is done with men’s bullshit. Their violence, their greed, their pizzas – she calls for a series of strikes to defeat patriarchy, overthrow capitalism and establish a socialist, cooperative, pleasant female supremacy.
Lucy wrote the provocative, sharp, footnote-happy Three Strikes! for The Baffler.
Sociologist Nicole Aschoff examines how the smartphone functions as both digital identity portal and corporate commodifier.
Nicole’s newest writing is the article The Smartphone Society in the newest issue of Jacobin.
Political scholar Hristijan Petrushev profiles a major, ongoing surveillance and corruption scandal shaking Macedonian politics.
Hristijan has published the five-part (so far) series of reports Political Bomb in Macedonia for The Vostokian.
Brian Mier reports from what he believes is an attempted coup against Brazil’s president Dilma Rousseff, and explains why corruption charges mask the opposition’s real aims – to privatize the country’s energy corporation.
Anthropologist David Graeber explores the bureaucratic dimension that rules our lives, takes our money, and stretches between the public and private, the right and the left, between capitalism and whatever comes next.
David’s new book is The Utopia of Rules: On Technology, Stupidity, and the Secret Joys of Bureaucracy.
All Jeff Dorchen wants to do on Facebook is post photos of himself dressed as a giant baby, but now he has to spend all his time arguing with some Facebook rando about whether an image of a woman could possibly symbolize anything other than a woman.