Dehumanized Labor: Review of Machinehood by S.B. Divvya

Dehumanized Labor: Review of Machinehood by S.B. Divya Shinjini Dey Under Review: Machinehood. By S.B. Divya. Gallery/Saga Press, 2021. S.B. Divya’s Machinehood opens with a jibe about the moniker “smart”, quickly moving to the streets of Chennai and to our protagonist, Welga—an culinary aesthete, an atheist, and a prominent cis woman with an implanted artificial … Continue reading Dehumanized Labor: Review of Machinehood by S.B. Divvya

The Global North Always Wins: Review of Militarized Global Apartheid by Catherine Besteman

The Global North Always Wins: Review of Militarized Global Apartheid by Catherine Besteman Joseph Hurtgen Under Review: Militarized Global Apartheid. Catherine Besteman. Duke University Press, 2020. Shahram: Why are there refugees? Amir: It is simple. The rich world plunders the poor world…. This is our situation. As long as there are plunderers, the plundered ones … Continue reading The Global North Always Wins: Review of Militarized Global Apartheid by Catherine Besteman

ARB Recommends: From the Duke University Press Fall 2020 Catalog

ARB Recommends is a regular column of ARB that covers seasonal catalogs from indie, trade, and academic publishers, highlighting the kinds of books our editors, contributors, and readers want to read. As a publication devoted to radical critical engagement with the world—and devoted to reviewing books and media that do this—it only makes sense for … Continue reading ARB Recommends: From the Duke University Press Fall 2020 Catalog