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Some Blues But Not The Kind That's Blue

I have a new piece in The New Inquiry on Jay-Z’s 4:44 and Percival Everett’s So Much Blue.  One of the things I like about writing for… 26 more words


A Lie of Creative Rehabilitation in 'Vacationland'

At The New Inquiry, Chelsea Hogue has an expose on the Maine Department of Correction Industries (MDOC) woodshop and other prison-based businesses like it, which frame their exploitive inmate manufacturing programs as rehabilitative when in reality they’re more like state-sanctioned slavery — or, as Hogue puts it, “rebranding carceral slavery as ameliorative.” 165 more words