by Gabriel Winant
Despite lamentations that social media have replaced face-to-face social life, those media platforms are increasingly important as sites of human contact and interaction. Anyone seeking political change must recognize this power and organize social networks to supplant it.
SOURCE: Boston Review
by Simon Torracinta
A new biography of the social theorist examines how his approach to understanding a past gilded age can offer lessons for our present one.
SOURCE: Radical History Review
Arlen Austin, Beth Capper, and Tracey Deutsch present a list of readings about the history of movements to demand wages for the domestic and family work typically performed by women.
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