Alexan­der Bil­let is a writer, poet and cul­tur­al crit­ic liv­ing in Chica­go. He is a found­ing edi­tor at Red Wedge mag­a­zine and has writ­ten for The Nation, Jacobin, New Pol­i­tics and oth­er out­lets. Fol­low him on Twit­ter: @UbuPamplemousse.
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Donald Trump and the Aesthetics of Fascism
What a 20th-century Marxist art critic can teach us about a very 21st-century candidate.
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The New Anthems of Resistance: Hip-Hop and Black Lives Matter
Black Lives Matter and hip-hop have taken the omnipresent tensions around racism in America and put them into the center of mainstream consciousness.