Global Uncivil War

It’s been less than a year since we wrote and self-published The Savage Peace, and we are already questioning some of its premises, or at least the way in which they were presented there. In writing the book, we tried to trace a genealogy of civil war and its continued importance and usefulness to a political understanding of the modern world, while keeping its paradoxical … Continue reading Global Uncivil War

LOCAL PRAISE FOR PMs

Our recent piece, A Field Guide to Protests: The Protest Marshal, took most of its inspiration from experiences we shared apart and together – at precincts, in the streets and on highways in the Twin Cities – but we also learned much about the protest marshal from local reporting on the hidden mechanics that make demonstrations stay so regular. The following three linked articles (their nature revealed … Continue reading LOCAL PRAISE FOR PMs