Nuclear and Environmental
Robin Bravender, “Trump Picks Top Climate Skeptic to Lead EPA Transition.”
Coral Davenport, “Donald Trump Could Put Climate Change on Course for ‘Danger Zone.'”
Generation Anthropocene, “An Interview with Kim Stanley Robinson.”
And Avery Thompson, “Scientists Accidentally Discover Efficient Process to Turn CO2 Into Ethanol.”
Masha Gessen, “Autocracy: Rules for Survival.”
George Saunders, “Who Are All These Trump Supporters?”
Jane Mayer, “Donald Trump’s Ghostwriter Tells All.”
Jeet Heer, “The GOP Is the Party of Death.”
Kenneth Goldsmith, “The Case for Plagiarism.” On Melania Trump’s RNC Speech.
R. Scott Rasnic, “Yes, It Was Plagiarism.”
Editorial Board of The Washington Post, “Donald Trump Is a Unique Threat to American Democracy.”
Laurie Penny, “American Horror Story.”
Teju Cole, “Fable.”
Lauren Berlant, “Trump, or Political Emotions.”
Clary Shirky, “There’s No Such Thing as a Protest Vote.”
Editorial Board of The New York Times, “Why Donald Trump Should Not Be President.”
This American Life, “Seriously?”
John Halle and Noam Chomsky, “An Eight Point Brief for LEV (Lesser Evil Voting).”
The New York Times, “What Happened On Election Day,” including Paul Krugman, “Our Unknown Country.”
Jerome Rothenberg, “A Poem for the Cruel Majority.”
Bernie Sanders, “Democrats Need to Wake Up.”
Slavoj Žižek, “Clinton, Trump, and the Left’s Dilemma.”
Mike Davis, “The Undead.”
Toni Morrison, “No Place for Self-Pity, No Room for Fear.”
Editorial board of The Guardian, “A Dark Day for the World.”
Editors of The New Inquiry, “Say It with Us: FUCK.”
Teju Cole, “A Time for Refusal.”
Editors of Salvage, “Saturn Devours His Young: President Trump.”
Benjamin Kunkel, “Sweet ’16: Notes on the US Election.”
Thomas Piketty, “We Must Rethink Globalization, or Trumpism Will Prevail.”
Mike Davis, “Not a Revolution–Yet.”
John Wagner Givens, “Trump’s Victory Shows that the West is Emulating China.”
Editors of The New York Times, “The Donald Trump Interview: Full Transcript.”
Barbara Kingsolver, “Trump Changed Everything. Now Everything Counts.”
And Donald J. Trump, “Stopping By Woods on a Snowy Evening.”
The Movement for Black Lives, “Platform.”
The Editors of n+1, “Black Lives Matter: Further Reading and Resources.”
George Yancy and Judith Butler, “What’s Wrong With ‘All Lives Matter’?”
Laura Ciolkowski, “Rape Culture Syllabus.”
Assad Haider, “Passing for Politics.”
Kirin Wachter-Grene, “A Conversation with Ariane Cruz.”
National Security State and International
Scott Anderson, “Fractured Land: How the Arab World Came Apart.”
David Golumbia, “‘Neoliberalism’ Has Two Meanings.”
David Harvey, “Neoliberalism Is a Political Project.”
Chris Nealon, “Is There Life after Capitalism?” review of Postcapitalism: A Guide to Our Future, by Paul Mason.
Suzanne Helburn, “Rethinking Piketty: Critique of the Critiques” (a work in progress).
Malcolm Harris, “Lego Marx: What Is the Left Again?”
Ben Tarnoff, “Life after Capitalism,” review of Four Futures, by Peter Frase.
Dana Goodyear, “A Monument to Outlast Humanity.”
Jonathan Basile, “Putting Borges’s Infinite Library On the Internet.”
Sonia Weiser, “Should Prince’s Tweets Be in a Museum?”
Cait Etherington, “Life Behind the Stacks: The Secret Apartments of New York Libraries.”
Jentery Sayers, “Minimal Definitions.”
Nicholas Carr, “You Are Your Phone.”
Rick Seltzer, “The Librarian’s Bequest.”
Dallas Liddle, “Why I Hate the New MLA Handbook.”
And Kenneth Goldsmith, “Go Ahead: Waste Time on the Internet.”
Criticism and Theory
Nico Baumbach, Damon R. Young, and Genevieve Yue, “Revisiting Postmodernism: An Interview with Fredric Jameson.”
Nicholas Dames, “Criticism in the Twilight.”
Amy Hungerford, “On Not Reading.”
Tom LeClair, review of Making Literature Now, by Amy Hungerford.
Louis Menand, “Cultural Criticism and the Way We Live Now.”
“The Cultural Logic of Contemporary Capitalism,” special issue, Social Text.
Gerry Canavan, “Doktorvater,” review of Fredric Jameson: The Project of Dialectical Criticism, by Robert T. Tally, Jr., and Periodizing Jameson: Dialectics, the University, and the Desire for Narrative, by Phillip E. Wegner.
Terry Eagleton, “What’s Next after Postmodernism?”
Anna Kornbluh and Benjamin Morgan, “Introduction: Presentism, Form, and the Future of History.”
Bruce Robins, “On the Non-Representation of Atrocity.”
Anthony Lioi, “Accessing the Network Imaginary,” review of Network Aesthetics, by Patrick Jagoda.
Mary Pappalardo, “The Network Imaginary,” review of Network Aesthetics, by Patrick Jagoda.
J. Hillis Miller, Literature Matters.
David Golumbia, The Politics of Bitcoin: Software as Right-Wing Extremism.
Melissa Dinsman, “The Digital in the Humanities: An Interview with David Golumbia.
Jason Gladstone, Andrew Hoberek, and Daniel Worden, Postmodernism/Postwar–And After.
Kenneth Goldsmith, Uncreative Writing.
Lee Konstantinou, “The Hangman of Critique,” review of The Limits of Critique, by Rita Felski.
Fred Turner, “On Accelerationism.”
Brandon Kreitler, “Like a Poem: On Ben Lerner’s The Hatred of Poetry.”
Becca Rothfeld, “Damned Poetry: On Ben Lerner’s The Hatred of Poetry.”
Stephen M. Llano, “The Hatred of Poetry; The Hatred of Rhetoric?”
To the Best of Our Knowledge Podcast, “Critical Intimacy: An Interview with Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak,” also with Gregory Jones-Katz.
Gregory Jones-Katz, “Deconstruction: An American Tale.”
Expanding Mind, “Canines and Cyborgs,” with Donna Haraway.
Alexander R. Galloway and Andrew Culp, “Ending the World as We Know It: An Interview with Andrew Culp.”
Alexander R. Galloway, “Is Badiou a Digital Philosopher?”
Zachary Loeb, “Mars Is Still Very Far Away,” review of Molecular Red, by McKenzie Wark.
Robert T. Tally, Jr., “Keeping Up with the Fishes,” review of Stanley Fish: America’s Enfant Terrible, by Gary A. Olson.
Richard Polt, “The Question Concerning Heidegger,” review of Heidegger: The Question of Being and History, by Jacques Derrida.
Matthew Fay, review of Cool Characters, by Lee Konstantinou.
Mark Sussman, “Looking for Judith Butler.”
Gayle Rogers, “Death by Prefix? The Paradoxical Life of Modernist Studies.”
Benjamin Aldes Wurgaf, “Thinking, Public and Private: Intellectuals in the Time of the Public.”
Gavin Mueller, “Civil Disobedience in the Age of Cyberwar,” review of The Coming Swarm: DDoS Actions, Hacktivism, and Civil Disobedience on the Internet, by Molly Sauter.
Brooke Harrington, “The Capitalist’s Imagination.”
Steven Craig Hickman, “On Land, Zizek, and Speculative Realism: The Mediation of the Real.”
Rob Horning, “No Mind to Lose: On Brainwashing,” review of Human Programming: Brainwashing, Automatons, and American Unfreedom, by Scott Selisker.
Jeanne-Marie Jackson, “Farewell to Pnin: The End of the Comp Lit Era.”
Lisa Ruddick, “When Nothing Is Cool.”
Jonathan Nicholas Piper, “Locating Experimental Richness in Doom Metal.”
Rachel Aviv, “The Philosopher of Feelings.”
Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche, “The Arrangements: A Fiction.”
Tara Jayakar, “A New Center for Black Poetics.”
Mark Ford, “I Gotta Use Words.”
Gerry Canavan, “Death Immortalized.”
Leonard Pierce, “Harold Bloom on Blood Meridian.”
MashReads Podcast: “The Familiar Is a Mind-Bending Postmodern Novel about, Well, Cats.”
Steven Craig Hickman, review of Theoretical Animals, by Gary J. Shipley.
Gabino Iglesias, review of You With Your Memory Are Dead, by Gary J. Shipley.
Literary Hub, “Translating DFW.”
T. T. Jax, “Stephen Beachy: Real vs Unreal.”
PLINTH, no. 6.
Mark Sussman and Martin Paul Eve, “‘A Shorthand of Stars’: From John to Thomas Pynchon.”
Robin Clarke, “‘The Music of White Phosphorous,'” review of Symphony no. 2, by Emily Carlson.
Mike Good, “Since.”
And Jonathan Moody, “Rimbaud, meet Tomaz Salamun.”
Art and Popular Culture
Terry Smith, “Cézanne: Figuring Truth in Painting.”
Sam Wallman, So Below.
Aaron Bady, “Stranger Things, Season One.”
Emily Nussbaum, “The Metapolitics of Westworld.”
Keiichi Matsuda, “Hyper-Reality.”
Cameron Kunzelman, “The Solution to Our Political Problems Lies in Dungeons and Dragons.”
Neil Overy, “Cli-Fi: Hollywood and Climate Change.”
Alexander Billet, “Hollywood’s End Times.”
Amanda Ann Klein and Kristen Warner, “Erasing the Pop-Culture Scholar, One Click at a Time.”
Maria Bustillos, “Profsplaining, or, The Internet Is a Classroom, Whinypants!”
A. Will Brown, “Ways of Seeing: Manifesta 11 and the 9th Berlin Biennale.”
Kevin Durant, “My Next Chapter.”
Jeff Guo, “Stop. Using. Periods. Period.”
Willie Osterweil, “What Was the Nerd?”
Salvatore Pane, Mega Man 3 and “No Man’s Pokemon: Resisting Flow and Embracing Core Complexity.”
David Bowman, “Fallout 4 and the End of History.”
Julie Beck, “How to Use Fun to Find Meaning in Life,” an interview with Ian Bogost.
Ian Bogost, “The Tragedy of Pokémon Go.”
Sam Kriss, “Resist Pokémon Go.”
Joe Carmichael, “The Implicit Existential Drama in No Man’s Sky Reviews.”
Emma Vossen, “First Person Scholar: Publish with Purpose.”
Nicole Carpenter, “New Videogame Gives You a Tough Course in Capitalism.”
Archeogaming, “No Man’s Sky Archaeological Survey Code of Ethics.”
Charity, by Ian Hinck.
Humanities and Higher Education
Jeffrey J. Williams, “College and the New Class Divide” and “Innovation for What? The Politics of Inequality in Higher Education.”
Bruce Robbins, “Why Is Columbia Acting Like Walmart?”
Christopher Schaberg, “Against Careerism, for College.”
Christine Gross-Loh, “Should Colleges Really Eliminate the College Lecture?”
Susan Harlan, “A Poem about Your University’s Brand New Institute.”
And Daveen Tauber, “Post-Election College Paper Grading Rubric.”