Pride and prejudice

Type
Article
Category
Activism
Culture
Politics

Solidarity, that most fundamental principle of progressive movements, seems in short supply these days. Even as the aftershocks of the economic crisis – or perhaps the signs of the earthquake to come – reverberate, it is the exploitation of division that defines political discourses across the globe.

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Adnan_Syed_1998
Type
Review
Category
Culture

Serial without grain

What is the point of retelling a true story?
It’s a question I keep returning to when listening to Serial, the new WBEZ/This American Life podcast, which is being downloaded 1.2 million times per episode and for which there’s now a meet-up group, and a bunch of pop culture sites with podcasts dissecting the podcast.