Her latest documentary looks at the pathology of greed and fame. “I thought the financial crash was going to teach us," she says. "And yet a lot of people went right back to living the same way as they had before.”
In an age when memory is under attack, a critical review of history becomes a source of hope and a tool of resistance.
Fifty years ago, my friends and I were street scientists, experimenting with then-legal psychedelics. All of us were in some way changed forever.
Rachel Kushner's new novel set in a women's prison brims with morally tainted characters who are also victims of repressive and dehumanizing incarceration.
Boots Riley’s promising film debut takes on casual and institutional racism, corporate greed, class subjugation and coarsening public discourse.
Beverly Gologorsky's new book is "a rare working-class novel ... about the 2007-2009 foreclosure crisis and how it hit not those 'too big to fail,' but those too small not to be clobbered by it," writes TomDispatch editor Tom Engelhardt.