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The Resistance Issue: An Introduction

by Andrea Alessi
Table of Contents: The Problem of Art's Morality | Joel Kuennen Body as Material in the Surveillance State | Tara Plath Queering Film Production | Lauren McQuade Bringing Self-Defense Performance into the Community | Joel Kuennen   If resistance hasn’t been on your mind lately, you haven’t been paying attention. In an explosive presidential primary season, the loudest voices on both sides of the aisle flaunt their outsider statuses, reacting against the mainstream. While appeals to the... [more]
Posted by Andrea Alessi on 2/25/16
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The Problem of Art's Morality

by Joel Kuennen
This is a question that has plagued me the past few months, egged on by a resurgence in the use of “politically correct” or PC as a pejorative in American culture. The term PC first came to political prominence in a speech given by George H.W. Bush during a commencement speech at the University of Michigan in 1991. In it, he was quick to align “political correctness” with intolerance, claiming it to be a force for the abuse of individuals based on their race (read “whiteness”) or class... [more]
Posted by Joel Kuennen on 2/24/16