A Litmus Test for Academia

Co-written by Rachel Olivia O’Connor. Valleria Ruselli and Annapurna Tosca Sriramarcel “And all is seared with trade; bleared, smeared with toil;    And wears man’s smudge and shares man’s smell: the soil  Is bare now, nor can foot feel, being shod.” — Gerard Manley Hopkins Introductory note: Individually, the three of us expect to receive teaching offersRead More

The Tragedy of Nothing

There’s nothing viscerally tragic about living a middle class life in first world countries. The tragedy is a slow unwinding of lost potential happiness where we are subjugated to menial jobs serving employers whom we can never escape – entrapped and coerced into an unwanted life. The American dream has always been a dream for the nothing, but the nothing isRead More