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Marshalling History Against a Martial Culture: Guns, War, and Memory

Sweatshirt for the Ethnic Studies College at San Francisco State University, created in the wake of the 1968 student/faculty strike.

After the most recent mass shooting in Florida, the sudden emergence of articulate teenagers demanding gun control laws has been inspiring. It is impossible not to also notice that their platform has been […]

From Nowtopia To Rebel City

This is an interview Robby Herbst did with me in the past few weeks. It appears on his website the Llano del Rio Collective. I’m truncating the introduction here so go to his site to read his explanation of the evolution of his project, and why he decided interviewing me was a good fit.

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The Age of Abundant (Plastic) and the Age of Loneliness

Sunset over Lake Chapala from Monte Cosala, New Year’s Eve, 2017.

It’s 2018. The next big war is on the horizon, though how it will begin and against whom is entirely unclear since the government is a thrashing incoherent mess. Meanwhile the U.S. is already in dozens of wars across the world, with […]