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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (92): 73–94.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Elizabeth Mazzolini Comparing the coverage of three recent drug epidemics, the author argues that representations of drug users and producers indicate crises regarding the location of power. Crack in the 1980s and 1990s was seen to exist among users run amok in abandoned inner cities...
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the minnesota review (2008) 2008 (70): 33–45.
Published: 01 May 2008
... in saying, “I’m sorry, sir.” When she sits in the lunchroom at work and describes to her coworkers her man doing time—the gentleman fucking her with his knee—Helen uses words like “caring” and “romantic” and “kind.” She probably mules drugs for this mug. I show J, who cautiously looks; still...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 171–175.
Published: 01 November 2006
...—and not simply the ephemeral delights of sex and drugs, as conservatives would have it—they abandon the subversive force of queer sexuality. Instead of pleading for seats at heteronormativity's table, Edelman argues, queers should consent to their figuration as parasites upon the social order and embody...
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the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (96): 29.
Published: 01 May 2021
... angeles lived behind locked doors. my mother could feel the needle rupturing through my transversus abdominis, the splitting of skin like a kitchen knife tearing through leather. my chromosomes, graffitied with an avenue of half of my mother s gene cells. lime green fluorescent from the neighbor drug...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (84): 30–43.
Published: 01 May 2015
... to you at all. After a night of heavy drug use, fast food puts you in a state of intestinal distress you prefer to avoid. Fruits, salads, smoothies —​those are your preferred hangover cures, nutri- tious countermeasures for the damage you’re doing to yourself. Still, you agree to the pit stop...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (85): 12–18.
Published: 01 November 2015
... and I liked it.       I found out about Orpheus          and don’t look back. I saw neon and gay men and          needle-drugs and v-necks. Mother went to town for more supplies and came back with another man’s love. She told me while I was sleeping    Fucking means finding...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 13–14.
Published: 01 November 2009
... and jails are openly represented—even joked about—as lawless realms where middle-class white people dare not tread. Cultural imagination greases these images to fit among our ideas of ourselves as citizens of a nation built upon law. The rightward turn of the 1980s, with its war on drugs...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 50–52.
Published: 01 May 2013
...: there were hours after hours, spaces to spend the night that didn’t involve taking the bus back to New Jersey. Let’s be clear: we’re talking men, multiple men, and drugs, night time as a method of operation with a range of textures that still, twenty years later, I have admired only behind...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 255–262.
Published: 01 November 2009
..., eds. Agriculture and Food in Crisis: Conflict, Resistance, and Renewal. Spec. issue of Monthly Review 61.3 (July-Aug. 2009). Schlosser, Eric. “In the Strawberry Fields.” Reefer Madness: Sex, Drugs, and Cheap Labor in the American Black Market. Boston: Houghton...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 54–56.
Published: 01 May 2014
... occurred near the intersection of 57th and State Street, which is known to be the most lucrative drug corner in the United States. The Anarchist A large man inadvertently bumped an attractive young woman as he sat down. He said “Sorry” to her, and she replied that she enjoyed being...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 18–20.
Published: 01 November 2009
..., and determined who they associated with and ultimately who they became. They saw the pecking order from the bottom and had to fight to fit in where they could. They migrated to the misfit groups. Drug use became abuse. Maybe it dulled the pain, maybe it enabled them...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (94): 124–141.
Published: 01 May 2020
... articulate alternative visions of postcolonial conviviality to those of family and ethnic community. In the space of his moving taxi, Fly encounters a motley assortment of city dwellers: a drug dealer, a heroin addict, a group of men in search of prostitutes, a woman in flight from her abusive husband, a man...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 243–253.
Published: 01 November 2009
... by auctioneers; pigs haplessly falling down under the weight of their own drug-induced bulk; and “fall-behind” animals mercilessly slammed against concrete floors by slaughterhouse workers. While warning viewers at the outset that what they are about...
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the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (96): 40–43.
Published: 01 May 2021
..., start at the nose and work her way to the tail, and it wriggled the whole time. One man knifed another after the other nearly bit out his eye. Though, drug dealers issued free samples, craps was taught without conse- quence, and there was a house, shutters shut, that offered you a girl with the face...
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the minnesota review (2008) 2008 (70): 53–59.
Published: 01 May 2008
... didn’t like anyone to say anything about Miss Claudia. He was also burdened by her drug addiction and her physical abuse. “You have to go to church?” I asked. “Yeah I have to go or my mother would beat my ass.” “Why you tell me to come over here...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (93): 126–132.
Published: 01 November 2019
... present. It s not that becoming common necessarily produces this kind of world, but focus- ing on places where an active commons and active protest actually changed the world and got antiviral drugs into bodies might begin to realize a recent history of the commons. The ability to envision the world...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (78): 62–82.
Published: 01 May 2012
... of the major Western urban centers. Debord, like Cassandra, ended badly, because he could not envi- sion enough people clever or grounded enough to escape the matrix. The feedback loop in which we are all caught was for him the final victor —​the entertainment state drugging and distracting...
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the minnesota review (2010) 2010 (75): 109–118.
Published: 01 November 2010
... to Rousseau, raising up an arm to grab an apple from the branch is a technological act. And besides, the difference between a pair of eyeglasses and a microchip implanted in the brain is only one of quantity and not quality, as is the difference between a mind-altering drug and an aspirin. From...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 20–41.
Published: 01 May 2013
...- foam cup, he nods at her. I’ll pay you back when we get to the fair. If you’re not dead by then, she says. Yeah, he says. She takes up the wagon arm again, leaning against his weight, pulling him out of inertia. So why were you out there, anyway? You in trouble with drugs...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 269–276.
Published: 01 May 2009
... (Leonard). By 1969, Fiedler had somehow become both predictably provocative and institutionally accepted. III. Whatever Lies Beyond At the end of the 1960s, Leslie Fiedler’s acceptability came into question when police arrested him and his family on drug charges. Although he...