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    Book Review: Encyclopedia of Trouble and Spaciousness

    Rebecca Solnit's Encyclopedia of Trouble and Spaciousness is filled with insights that are both acute and meaningful.The 30 essays that span Rebecca Solnit's Encyclopedia of Trouble and Spaciousness range from an Arctic expedition off the Norwegian coast to the Zapatista communities in ...

    Book Review: Men Explain Things to Me

    In Rebecca Solnit’s latest book, seven essays lead us through what it means when half of the world’s population is silenced, ignored, and debased.Men Explain Things to Me opens with Solnit’s essay of the same name, which recounts her experience at a dinner party where the host chatters on ...

    Feminism Has Just Started (and It’s Not Stopping Now)

    This essay is from Rebecca Solnit’s new book, Men Explain Things to Me, and appears at TomDispatch.com with the permission of Haymarket Books and Dispatch Books.The history of women’s rights and feminism is often told as though it were a person who should already have gotten to the last ...

    By the Way, Your House is On Fire

     The climate of change and the danger of stasis.  This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.  As the San Francisco bureaucrats on the dais murmured about why they weren’t getting anywhere near what we in the audience passionately hoped for, asked for, and worked for, my mind began ...

    The Future Needs Us

    Hope, history, and unpredictability.  This article originally appeared at Tom Dispatch. North American cicada nymphs live underground for 17 years before they emerge as adults. Many seeds stay dormant far longer than that before some disturbance makes them germinate. Some trees bear fruit long ...

    Welcome to the (Don't Be) Evil Empire

    What do the U.S. government and Silicon Valley have in common? Above all, they want to remain opaque while making the rest of us entirely transparent through the capture of our data. As in 2004 and 2008, Rebecca Solnit and her blue-state henchwomen and men will probably invade northern Nevada ...

    In Praise of Darkness (and Light)

    As in 2004 and 2008, Rebecca Solnit and her blue-state henchwomen and men will probably invade northern Nevada on election week to swing with one of the most swinging states in the union. She is, however, much more excited about 350.org’s anti-oil-company campaign and the ten thousand faces ...

    The Case for Hope, Continued

    Rebecca Solnit on injustice, struggle, and the hope that pushes us to action. “Everything is in motion,” she writes, “and sometimes we are ourselves that movement.”As in 2004 and 2008, Rebecca Solnit and her blue-state henchwomen and men will probably invade northern Nevada on election ...

    Facing Down Year Zero on Climate Action

    As in 2004 and 2008, Rebecca Solnit and her blue-state henchwomen and men will probably invade northern Nevada on election week to swing with one of the most swinging states in the union. She is, however, much more excited about 350.org’s anti-oil-company campaign and the ten thousand faces ...

    The Name of the Hurricane is Climate Change

    This post originally appeared on TomDispatch. The first horseman was named al-Qaeda in Manhattan, and it came as a message on September 11, 2001: that our meddling in the Middle East had sown rage and funded madness. We had meddled because of imperial ambition and because of oil, the black gold ...

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