What does the politics of gratitude do in our shared public health crisis? In almost all nation-states, essential workers are heroized and appreciated on numerous social media platforms. These campaigns produce particular affect in our traumatic times, and when we … Continue reading “Vampiric Affect: The Afterlife of a Metaphor in a Global Pandemic”
Social Text Collective Member Alondra Nelson discusses her research on the Black Panther Party’s health activism, criminalization, and public health policy as part of the JustPublics @365 podcast series.
On January 28, 2003 President George W. Bush delivered his third State of the Union Address focusing on global security. In its name, he both defended the U.S. War on Terror invasion of Iraq through lies about weapons of … Continue reading “Securing Blood: PEPFAR and Neoliberal War”