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Histories of the Future


Steve Shaviro reviews Tomorrow Now by Bruce Sterling, a book that (for an eminent cyberpunk novelist) is perhaps too sane and sensible.

Entre Chien et Loup: On Jean Genet’s Prisoner of Love


Tim Keane reviews Genet’s republished Prisoner of Love, a ‘mirror-memoir’ in which Genet sees Palestine from the inside in an attempt to see himself from the outside.

Beyond the Voting Machine


Marc Bousquet introduces a forthcoming Altx critical e-book, hosted online by ebr, appearing in five sections through the Fall of 2003. A new ebr thread, Technocapitalism, is built around its concerns.

The Selling of E-The People


Bennett Voyles’ retrospective on the apolitical Nineties, and the fate of democratic electronic activism without content.

Racial Remix


Regarding a monumental work on race, time, and classical music that does not lose sight of individual, localized lives.

Attacked from Within


In the triad of Verso pamphlets on 9/11, Nick Spencer sees a convergence of postmodern critique (against the capitalist culture of postmodernity).

Stanley Fish and the Place of Criticism


Christopher Knight on Stanley Fish’s Professional Correctness.

Consilience Revisited


Laura Dassow Walls reconsiders Consilience and finds E. O. Wilson to be more Christian in outlook than the Reverend William Whewell, who originated the term, ‘consilience’