Ride on the Magic Mushroom

By Ivan Espinosa Recently, I went to the famed Union Square Greenmarket for the first time and was blown away (albeit shoved aside several times) by the sheer grandness of the place. I somehow managed to wobble my way through the thousands of market shoppers and hundreds of farm stands to a quaint mushroom vendor [...]

Ride on the Magic Mushroom 2017-12-22T04:11:46+00:00

Gma

By Sophie Dess My grandmother’s eyes at times are obscured by two thick sheets of glass placed in cat-eye frames – she wears bifocals, which means she can’t gauge the scale of a decline. I think it’s formally deemed ‘a problem with depth perception.’ Thus, stairs pose a particular problem; her shaking hand is always [...]

Gma 2017-12-18T22:21:22+00:00

Exodus

By Dan Murage On December 1st, we wake up in the early hours of the morning and trek to the polling stations. While we wait for the polling personnel to arrive, we regale each other with stories of a new country, a new democracy again. Some hail this moment as “The New Gambia” and have [...]

Exodus 2017-12-18T22:22:31+00:00

Connecting Acts of Oppression: Applying Practice Theory to White Supremacy

By Ian Kennedy Contemporary popular debates about race and racism are caught in a difference of assumptions. On the one hand, Ta-Nehisi Coates’ article “The First White President” in the October 2017 issue of The Atlantic exemplifies the systemic view: white supremacy and racism are perpetrated by all members who share a particular identification, leveling [...]

Connecting Acts of Oppression: Applying Practice Theory to White Supremacy 2017-12-18T22:32:03+00:00