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What's coming in 2014?

A book series with Verso
A nationwide series of reading groups
New audio and video content
...and much more

Against ‘Community Care’

The Outsourced Self reviewed. A professional engineer who applies project management strategies to her search for love; an event planner who designs weddings that pay tribute to the singular story of a couple’s romance, a story she will also write for them; a businessman whose firm suggests his wife and children comple­te a performance review […]

The Case for Cinderblocks

Reading Astra Taylor’s n+1 essay “Unschooling,” I was reminded of my first   semester in a classroom. Like many student teachers, I’d been offended by the idea of myself as an authority figure. Standing in front of the class at the chalkboard felt like a lie. Was I smarter than my students? No. Did I know […]