Back To Normal? Is That What We Really Want?
Why we shouldn't try to forget 2020 and pretend it never happened
Here’s the thing: there’s a COVID pandemic raging around the world, with more than half a million new cases every day (and someone dying from COVID every 7.2 seconds). But in the US, we’re suddenly in a happy little bubble where infections have fallen and people are heading to restaurants, gyms, and organizing their summer travel plans. […]
Will the COVID vaccine lead to a boom in consumerism?
Or will it open the way for a new wave of climate activism?
2020 was a year lived in fear—fear of the surprise arrival of a novel coronavirus, of not understanding it, of getting it, of watching a loved one get it—never being sure if they’d survive. Now, with the vaccine being distributed (6.7 million doses have been given in the US as of 01/08/21), I find myself, […]
Covid, Culture and the Codices
An Interview with Mara'akame José 'Katira' Ramírez
This is what is happening, because the Earth is defending herself. The Earth herself is being cleansed.
Reflections from Mapuche Territory
The end of wingkalandia (colonialism) is approaching: Moira Millán
Moira Millán, author, activist and traditional Mapuche weychafe (warrior, guardian) has been living the quarantine in the isolation of her remote lof (community) in the Patagonian mountains, a community slowly being built on stolen land that she and her people have reclaimed. To send this piece she had to face roadblocks, hide from spying neighbors, […]