Our Writers Tackle the Trump Phenomenon Head On.Read more "Is Donald Trump Evil? A 14th Floor Conversation."
Sean Callaghan considers the implications of a Star Wars galaxy caught in perpetual war. What is at the heart of this constant repetition of rising Death Stars? Is this an issue that goes much deeper than bad scriptwriting?Read more "Star Wars: The Force Awakens & Perpetual War"
“Strategic stalemate: when force correlations approach equilibrium and guerrilla warfare becomes the most important activity.” Lt. Gen. David H. Petraeus, U.S. Army Commander, U.S. Army Combined Arms Center Counterinsurgency Field Manual, FM3-24, MCWP 3-33.5 (2006) “For when the mind is taken up in vision and fixes its view either on any real object or mere […]Read more "Fragmentation and Stalemate: Speculating on Conflict"
Can bourgeois, monolingual authors provide insight into the experience of marginalized others?Read more "Can First World Literature Teach us Anything?"
When the drumbeat of militarism rises all around us, how do we think our way out of the War Machine?Read more "Say No to the War Machine"
After attending an academic exchange program sponsored by the Chinese government for 36 of the world’s leading young sinologists, Mark McConaghy reports back on what he learned.Read more "Solidarity Beyond Culture: What Three Weeks in Beijing Taught me About Democracy"
Sean Callaghan writes the first flash zombie fiction installment in his ongoing series, “The Zombie Apocalypse After-Show.”Read more "The Zombie Apocalypse After-Show, Part I. Fly-boy."
In which Sean Callaghan ruminates on the political unconscious of The Walking Dead, on what it means to have hope during a zombie apocalypse, and where we go after the dust has settled on all our dead undead.Read more "After the Zombie Apocalypse, After Modernity"
By Mark McConaghy
For a generation defined by the structured rhythms of the school and the corporation, what possibilities exist to nurture the “gaps” in experience the lead to genuine change?Read more "Against the Structured Generation"
By Mark McConaghy
The Struggle Against Poverty At Canada’s Most Prestigious University.Read more "Striking for Dignity at U of T"