capitalism

self-care

The Limits of Self-Care

The mainstream "self-care" conversation is all about escape as indulgence, luxury as balm. Fuck that.

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environment

Listening to Barack Obama on June 6 2017 at the Chambre de commerce de Montréal métropolitain

I sometimes tweet when interesting things happen. Today, I was given the opportunity to hear American President Barack Obama speak for the first time in Montréal. It was my first time hearing him

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games

The gentleman farmer, labour and land: ecocritical possibilities in Stardew Valley

In my first post about Stardew Valley, I wrote about the romanticization of agriculture and rural life, dumpster diving, as well as what kind of gameplay the game encourages in its players. In this post I'll expand on some of that, as well as explore the game's treatment of labour and the land.

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