Mental Health, Madness, and Psychiatry: a study guide and annotated bibliography

PDF HERE General Introduction to the Study Guide This reader is a study guide and a work book for those who are familiar with some ideas, images, or theories of madness or “mental illness” (and perhaps also psychiatry), but feel a lingering skepticism and doubt about what they mean. What are the first images that […]

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The Fragrance of Citizenship // The Acridity of Others: Towards Health Skepticism—Bellum Primer Two

Take a journey with us to the upscale night-life district in Uptown, Minneapolis. Look at the glittering golden tinsel above the vulgar racist depictions of Chinese-Mexican men on Chino-Latino; see the stupidly bright light-up guitar above the mall announcing the existence of a now-closed “Famous Dave’s BBQ;” sit on a bench on Hennepin Avenue and […]

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The Savage Peace: An Essay on Civil War and the Amnesia of Democracy

This post contains a link to the book called The Savage Peace: An Essay on Civil War and the Amnesia of Democracy, the entirety of which has previously been published to this website in segments. The book is an attempt to think about politics and history from a perspective of organizing along lines of difference […]

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