Orwell’s essay has become at once a document of both historical non-fiction and prophecy: we are watching the processes which Orwell described play out in the 21st century crisis of democracy.
How sad it is that, given Humbert Humbert’s arrest at the end of the novel, “Lolita” portrays a more utopic vision for justice than present day America.
There are a lot of reasons that you’d be inclined to give up. But my faith and my optimism in this country and especially in young people has never been greater. They give me reason for hope.
“Ordinarily I’d be well into thinking about some new topic by now, but this time I’m not. I have no project. That feels weird and unpleasant.”
In a more profound sense then, the Red Deal is invested not only in ecological transformation, but the transformation of an extractive mindset or culture—a proclivity to view the natural world and the majority of its inhabitants as resources to use up and then discard.
Joker is a hyper-realistic and dark journey through the lens of a mentally unstable protagonist who is left behind by a Reaganite government, drawing chilling comparisons to the modern day.
What is the Yale Daily News’s responsibility—morally, ethically—to act? Is it to develop their story and protect their lead lest someone scoop and print first, no matter the cost?”
A stop-motion video of the activists taking the field at the annual Harvard Yale football face-off.