LA Review of Books"The alt-right unites young Mauritian artists, professionals, pseudo-intellectuals, those who have studied abroad, those who never left." Ariel Saramandi on the Mauritian alt-right
What can Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's anti-fandom tell us about today's politics.
LA Review of Books"While AOC has benefited from a highly engaged, productive fandom, she also has to contend with anti-fandom, and as a female politician, she will be subjected to more of it than most men." Penny Andrews writes
Walter Rodney’s "How Europe Underdeveloped Africa" still reads cogently after almost 50 years.
LA Review of Books"If one wants to trace the genesis of this historical theft, often associated with or mistaken for 'civilization,' Walter Rodney’s text is as indispensable as it is exhaustive." On "How Europe Underdeveloped Africa"
LA Review of Books"One of the big mistakes we make about baseball is that we think the strike zone is a physical space. Actually, it’s something more like a zone of responsibility." @alvanoe on the forensic questions of baseball, the intellectual game: ow.ly/q6Fd50onv4h #LARBBall #OpeningDay