Category: First Person
Download (PDF, 2.19MB)Santa Cruz in COVID time June 1, 2020 J. Clifford A historical materialist cannot do without the notion of a present which is not a transition, but in which time stands still and has come to a stop....Read More
We’re now caught between despair and hope, resignation and purpose, facts and values, between the worst and the best of times, between our historical circumstance–what simply is–and our ethical principles–what...Read More
Arielle Isack The first time I ever heard of Jia Tolentino was when an editor at our college...Read More
50 years ago today, I fell 24 feet to my death. On that June 1st, I died to my old self, a lazy, drunken lout, an ex-jock frat boy who had recently been expelled from Carthage College in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on the grounds that...Read More
I believe I saw Trump today or at least his chariot. I was digging a long row of holes for dahlia tubers down on the farm–beautiful late morning, sun and clouds, wind, trees swaying around the edge of the field. Suddenly...Read More
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