Margaret Mead

‘I was brought up to believe that the only thing worth doing was to add to the sum of accurate information in the world.’ Margaret Mead

April 20, 2009 · 1 min read

‘I was brought up to believe that the only thing worth doing was to add to the sum of accurate information in the world.’ Margaret Mead


Review – Work: a history of how we spend our time

Though sometimes misdiagnosing political problems as spiritual pathologies, James Suzman's book provides an compelling history of how work came to dominate our lives. Review by Madoc Cairns

Screenshot from Cyberpunk 2077 showing a character from the game sitting in front of a futuristic cityscape and the word 'broken' graffitied onto a wall

Video games and anti-capitalist aesthetics

As more and more video games infuse their narratives with explicitly political themes, B.G.M. Muggeridge asks why so many fall short in actually challenging capitalism

Review – Where grieving begins

Magee's memoir isn't an intimate history of the Brighton Bombing. Instead, it delivers a much more powerful treatise on struggle and reconciliation, writes Daniel Baker


India’s crisis is our crisis

The crisis unfolding in India underlines the need for global, coordinated, industrial vaccine strategy, argues Luke Cooper

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Review – The Care Manifesto, The Care Crisis

Reviewing two recent books on care in the 21st century, Emily Kenway suggests the only solution to the current crisis lies in a wholescale reorganisation of our political economy

Justice is a world without police

A guilty verdict for a murderous cop is not a ‘victory’. It’s time to abolish the police, says Lauren Pemberton-Nelson