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Spring 2019

Racist Logic

This issue explores how racism operates even in supposedly colorblind places, from Big Pharma to global surrogacy and banking.

 

 

Editors’ Note
Deborah Chasman and Joshua Cohen

 

Forum: How Race Made the Opioid Crisis

Opening
Donna Murch

Essays

The expansion of banks such as Citigroup into Cuba, Haiti, and beyond reveal a story of capitalism built on blood, labor, and racial lines.

Peter James Hudson

A truly radical counterhegemony can only be realized by disassociating both blackness and manhood from capitalist registers of worth. 

Jordanna Matlon
Alys Eve Weinbaum

Reproducing Racial Capitalism

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Michelle Obama’s memoir, Becoming, reduces racial inequality to a matter of psychological impairment that can be overcome through grit and grin.

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

Elitism can't be democratized.

Richard Ford

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Can the nation-state serve social justice?

Olúfẹ́mi O. Táíwò leads a forum with Thea Riofrancos, Mariame Kaba & Andrea Ritchie, Ishac Diwan & Bright Simons, and others. Plus Leila Farsakh on Palestinian statehood, Astra Taylor and Leah Hunt-Hendrix on a “solidarity state,” Joshua Craze on rule by militia, and much more. 

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