All My Friends Live In My Phone and So Do I: Part V

Keeping the Lights On by Michael Malloy “Sayin’: Ain’t I pretty, and ain’t I cute, and look at my skin, Look at my skin shine, look at my skin glow Look at my skin laugh, look at my skin cry, When you can’t even sense if they got any insides” I’m getting tired of using…

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on seeing a beggar in Harvard Yard

by Dominick Knowles Dominick Knowles is a queer poet and Ph.D. student in English at Brandeis University. Their areas of study include modernist literature, Marxist critique, and the poetry of the radical Left. Their essays have appeared in Viewpoint Magazine & Modernism/modernity Print Plus; their poems have appeared in several independent publications.

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Rideshare Drivers Recognize Shared Interest, but the Gig Economy Demands New Tactics

by Melanie Buer Thousands of Uber and Lyft drivers in multiple countries logged off their apps and went on strike on May 8th to protest Uber’s impending IPO. This unprecedented move by gig economy workers to mobilize against their employer was a noteworthy display of dogged collective organizing— with, unfortunately, underwhelming results. In the UK,…

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“Mother Earth Cries in the Pharmacy Drive-Thru at Walgreens”

by Nikki Wallschlaeger The unfoldment continues. The pills work less and less but she still gives them her name for the system, their valiant system, her phone number, her accumulation of points for consumable goods that will outlast her. Maybe it won’t end the way she thinks it will. There’s a long line ahead of…

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