Learning from Italy: Berlusconi/Trump

http://www.versobooks.com/blogs/2956-lessons-from-italy-the-dangers-of-anti-trumpism

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Why do we need poetry?

James Wright once asked in an essay on the great poet Pablo Neruda: “Why do we need poetry?” His answer: “Great poetry folds personal death and general love into one dark blossom.” This is the sense of the concrete universal and singular truth of death’s finality, combined with the abstract truth of love brought under […]

https://socialecologies.wordpress.com/2016/11/19/why-do-we-need-poetry/

Slow scholarship 

For Slow Scholarship: A Feminist Politics of Resistance through Collective Action in the Neoliberal University | Alison Mountz, Ranu Basu, Jenna Loyd, Becky Mansfield, Anne Bonds, Trina Hamilton, Winifred Curran, Roberta Hawkins, Risa Whitson, and Margaret Walton-Roberts – Academia.edu
https://www.academia.edu/12192676/For_Slow_Scholarship_A_Feminist_Politics_of_Resistance_through_Collective_Action_in_the_Neoliberal_University