Lewis’s text thinks gestation and surrogacy to radically posit a communist horizon that is free of work and capitalist value. In doing so, biological reproduction and the bodies of gestators — rather than production — serve as the starting-point for building such an imaginary.
Trump's August 2019 proposal to buy Greenland for its mineral wealth raised eyebrows, but it was not the first time in US history that the government looked to overseas territories to satisfy its mineral needs.
Devastating to families from Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador, in particular--countries where US meddling has long stoked the violence and instability that cause migrants to flee in the first place--this and other policies of the Trump era can be understood, as Ananya Roy has put it, as an ideological commitment to, and renewal of, “white power in statecraft”.
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We are delighted to announce that Jasbir Puar, Professor in the Department of Women’s and Gender Studies at Rutgers University, will give the Society and Space lecture at the 2019 AAG meeting in Washington, DC.