When a company's workers are literally dying on the job, and its business model relies on preying on local businesses and even their own companies, and its CEO is the richest person in the world while its workers make minimum wage with impossible quotas... wouldn't you want to resist?
Forgiveness is a workhorse of a word. We forgive a forgotten birthday, a debt owed, a playground scuffle. But we're also expected to use the same word and sentiment to absolve violence, criminality, trauma.
A user's guide to the future : from the algorithms in DNA to why time is like a cocktail glass, interstellar migrations, transhumanism, the fate of the galaxy, and the last black holeEvery second of our lives - whether we're looking both ways before crossing the street, celebrating the birth of a baby, or moving to a new city - we must cope with an unknowable future. How do we do this? And how do we, like most living organisms, manage this impossible challenge quite well... at least most of the time?
Lara Feigel listens to birds outside her window their circling, strident calls and thinks of D.H. Lawrence. It is the spring of 2020, and, as the pandemic takes hold, she locks down with her partner, her two children, and that most mercurial of writers.