Comrade: An Essay on Political Belonging

Comrade: An Essay on Political Belonging When people say comrade, they change the world In the twentieth century, millions of people across the globe addressed each other as comrade Now, among the left, it s common to hear talk of allies In Comrade, Jodi Dean insists that this shift exemplifies the key problem with the

Feminism for the 99%: A Manifesto

Feminism for the 99%: A Manifesto From three of the organisers of the International Women s Strike US a manifesto for when leaning in is not enough Recent years have seen the emergence of massive feminist mobilizations around the world, offering an alternative to the liberal feminism that has become the handmaiden of capitalism

Notes on Camp

Notes on Camp The ultimate Camp statement it s good because it s awful These two classic essays were the first works of criticism to break down the boundaries between high and low culture, and made Susan Sontag a literary sensation Penguin Modern fifty new books celebrating the pioneering spirit of the

The Master's Tools Will Never Dismantle the Master's House

The Master's Tools Will Never Dismantle the Master's House From the self described black, lesbian, mother, warrior, poet , these soaring, urgent essays on the power of women, poetry and anger are filled with darkness and light Penguin Modern fifty new books celebrating the pioneering spirit of the iconic Penguin Modern Classics series, with each one

The Lies That Bind: Rethinking Identity

The Lies That Bind: Rethinking Identity Who do you think you are That s a question bound up in another What do you think you are Gender Religion Race Nationality Class Culture Such affiliations give contours to our sense of self, and shape our polarized world Yet the collective identities they spawn are riddled with