You can now order Keywords direct from the publisher, here. Not only do you get a 50% discount through the beginning of 2019, but Amazon won't have it for weeks. It makes a great holiday gift for the crabby neoliberal subject on your list! And for those who have asked through the "suggest a keyword" … Continue reading Keywords now shipping for 50% off from Haymarket Books!
A reader recently suggested the term "safety net," which as they pointed out, is a metaphor that characterizes our working lives as a life-threatening high-wire act. It's appropriate, therefore, that the most popular image search result for "safety net" depicts a construction worker saved at the last minute from certain death. In the absolute best … Continue reading Keywords for the Age of Austerity 33: Safety Net
Thanks to Rebecca Stoner for this wonderful first review of Keywords. A brief excerpt: By demonstrating how dramatically these words’ meanings have transformed, Leary suggests that they might change further, that the definitions put in place by the ruling class aren’t permanent or beyond dispute. As he explores what our language has looked like, and … Continue reading New review in The Outline
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