The 1995 Chicago heat wave revealed how racism and poverty are the slow-motion disasters that become glaringly visible during extreme weather events. A new documentary film tells this story.
Author: Richard C. Keller
Places of burial allow for public recognition of the dead, but also invoke specific forms of official memory, offering a frame for imagining citizenship.
GAS, or “Gear Acquisition Syndrome,” affects even environmentalists. Is it a noble disease or a base symptom of consumerism?