Dean Spade is a professor at Seattle University School of Law. The second edition of his book, Normal Life: Administrative Violence, Critical Trans Politics and the Limits of Law was published by Duke University Press. His most recent book, Mutual Aid: Building Solidarity During This Crisis (and the next), was published by Verso Press. Find out more about his work at deanspade.net.
Climate Disaster Is Here—and the State Will Never Save Us
"States demonstrate, again and again, that not only do they not protect the Earth, they facilitate its destruction." Dean Spade on the promise of speculative fiction and a review of The Ministry for the Future and The Deluge.
The Right Was Already Waging Economic War Against Transgender People. Trump Just Went Nuclear.
How Politicians Are Using Faux Progressive Arguments to Lock Up Young People
For six years, Seattle activists battled with policymakers who are pushing for a costly new youth jail and court project.