Anti-Racism Resources: Books, Conversations and People Leading The Charge

Anti-Racism Resources: Books, Conversations and People Leading The Charge

Whenever I read an article or see a headline that says, “The surprising racist history of…” I think, wait, this shouldn’t be surprising because the United States and much of the colonial and Western worlds were built on the backbone of slavery, oppression, and racism. There is racism in everything. Including ourselves. This should not be a surprise. There is racism everywhere, in everything.

Who Is Imagining The Future?

Who Is Imagining The Future?

One of the questions we’re all asking about—begging for, really—is what the future might look like. Where are we going, and what does the next year look like? I find myself searching for writers who have thought about this—people who have imagined it, who are dreaming about it, or have studied it. It turns out, there are definitely a few people who have written things like this, from winding forays into five-year futures, to epidemiologists and pandemic researchers thinking through so many of the layered consequences of viral diseases. Here are the people talking about what the future looks like, and a few ways to begin thinking about what’s next.

Adjusting To New Normals — Four Things: April 26, 2020

Adjusting To New Normals — Four Things: April 26, 2020

Everything is different right now, and being home with children while attempting to work and write is bonkers. We’ll just start there. Within that, my husband and I are slowly beginning to develop new routines for working and childcare and sanity. We don’t...