The Week on Sunday (weekly)

‘Killing Joy’ | DMKW The feminist is an affect alien, estranged by happiness. We can understand the negativity of the figure of the feminist killjoy much better if we read her through the lens of the history of happiness, which…

The Week on Sunday (weekly)

Alice Walker disinvited from University of Michigan over ‘Israel comments’ | The Electronic Intifada World-renowned American author Alice Walker has been disinvited from giving a speech at the University of Michigan because a donor objects to her views on Israel,…

The Week on Sunday (weekly)

Celebrate James Baldwin’s Birthday With Powerful Words – COLORLINES Author, activist and truth-teller James Baldwin was born today in 1924. To celebrate what would have been his 89th birthday, read this excerpt from his 1979 essay “If Black English Isn’t…