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the minnesota review (1 November 2014) 2014 (83): 93–101.
Published: 01 November 2014
...—the amplifying feedback loop between surplus value and the surplus energy derived from fossil fuels, which effects a rift in the biospheric carbon cycle—I track a metaphoric drift in materialist invocations of air toward ideality and ahistoricity: atmosphere as allegory of the outside. The atmospheric...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2013) 2013 (81): 1.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Thomas Hawks © 2013 Thomas Hawks 2013 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Thomas Hawks Oysters for Breakfast Spent fuel rods dream in their baths While Sir Laurence Olivier laughs because Tony Curtis...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2012) 2012 (78): 46–47.
Published: 01 May 2012
.... Wine cork imprinted with a counterfeit coat of arms, or tarantula, albeit speck spider sized, but a tarantula all the same. Ha! The same damnations that fueled Little Boy fuel you & me this very moment. The same, pure O2 molecules that buried Plato...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2009) 2009 (71-72): 191–196.
Published: 01 May 2009
... addresses the economic and social struggles of academe. Rich’s central preoccupation in all of her work, including in her poetry, is “conversations about justice, power, and what it means to be a [worker and] citizen,” the very themes fueling contemporary theory and...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2016) 2016 (87): 171–181.
Published: 01 November 2016
... their direct producers. It is not owing to an immanent power of things but owing to the social relations of production in which they are pro- duced and used. Fossil fuels, for example, come into formation over the course of millions of years but do not become a source of social wealth until they...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2015) 2015 (84): 92–101.
Published: 01 May 2015
... given to what is hidden when the general stands in for the particular. What passes for a Left in America has, fueled as much by social media as by movement politics, produced a milieu that runs on dis- missals of “#whitepeopleproblems” and “#firstworldproblems” —​ memes that Nigerian-born...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2009) 2010 (73-74): 255–262.
Published: 01 November 2009
....  Quite to the contrary, it’s clear that as “organics” come under the control of institutions motivated not by a mission of social change and long-term sustainability but by the irrepressibly short- term of the fossil-fueled bottom line, “organics” will be contained as...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2014) 2014 (83): 163–171.
Published: 01 November 2014
... list —​apocalypse literally means unveil- ing, signaling a presence, a form of sovereignty, a revealed truth. Disaster is the mark of an event that refuses revelation or redemption, even if other conditions are made possible in its wake (for example, the death of a star might spread fuel to be...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2006) 2006 (65-66): 203–209.
Published: 01 November 2006
... Central Asian petroleum and gas fueled 9-11. Nafeez Mosaddeq Ahmed's The War on Freedom (2002) is at once a reference work about the events surrounding 9-11, and an argument about the conspiracy behind the failure to prevent the actual attacks. A "political scientist and human rights activist...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2008) 2008 (70): 46–52.
Published: 01 May 2008
... paper instead of email. The few friends I had left filled me in on the publicity about my case, which took place while I was in Costa Rica. The vitriol of the fourth estate fueled national stories of my depravity. I retreated to the haven of my cell and comforted myself...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2009) 2009 (71-72): 164–170.
Published: 01 May 2009
... processes have too easily been tied to liberal versions of diversity that don’t always call for substantive kinds of economic change. Thus recognition without redistribution conceals the class struggle and fuels material inequity. Fraser argues that this “general...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2009) 2009 (71-72): 301–307.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., here seems to feed the Horowitzers’ bonfire, fueling the fantasy of a faculty hell-bent on “liberal indoctrination.” But his reasoning is that “it is precisely when teachers offer themselves as moralists, therapists, political counselors, and agents of global change rather than as...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2014) 2014 (83): 73–82.
Published: 01 November 2014
... ice cores demonstrate that the atmospheric and ecological consequences of fossil fuel combustion are not a recent aftereffect of late capital but rather one that has been in process since the advent of industry. Industrialization cannot be understood as a phenomenon that was ever isolated in...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2017) 2017 (88): 36–46.
Published: 01 May 2017
... with the macaroni and lis- tened. Some sort of problem with the canonizing and the twitch-fueling but Tommy figured it out. Clever kid. Level 2 had been attained. In record time, he said. “How do you know that?” Jacob asked him. “Online, Dad. We’re all connected.” Tommy loaded the...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2014) 2014 (83): 143–152.
Published: 01 November 2014
... archaeology, to establish the ancestrality of certain cultivars, but the motive is more pragmatic than nostalgic. The expenditure of “nonrenewable fuel” on imports of tropical fruits, however regrettable, can be mitigated somewhat by “choos[ing] the most nutritious types” (344–45). 148 the...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2008) 2008 (70): 141–151.
Published: 01 May 2008
.... As he would recount in his 1962 oral history, his turn to communism from an earlier postwar pacifism was fueled not so much by the 1929 stock market crash itself or by a romanticized view of the socialist Soviet Union but by Endore’s growing awareness of US establishment ineptitude, apathy...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2009) 2009 (71-72): 308–318.
Published: 01 May 2009
...-third to one-half (Keller 8). The universities themselves benefited from a surge in public funding for research, fueled by the popular principles of the New Deal and the ideological and material demands of the Cold War. The problems of Cold War politics and culture notwithstanding, it...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2017) 2017 (88): 116–126.
Published: 01 May 2017
... nologies while avoiding rampant scientism has fueled center activities since its inception. The laboratory is not only or essentially a thermody- namic system but also a quantum event, by which all individuation of object or person is the effect of wave diffraction and temporal permuta- tions...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2009) 2010 (73-74): 189–203.
Published: 01 November 2009
.... Autobiographies of early twentieth-century animal traders tell a different story of how this war shaped rising demands for exotic pets in the US. Though spectacularly gratified by Goodall and others, the scientific desires for studies of wild primates was fueled by more extensive...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2015) 2015 (84): 69–82.
Published: 01 May 2015
... emergency imagination (Calhoun 2008, 83) are concepts that seek to capture paraphenomena associated with ever more natural disasters. Media’s social constructions of disasters fuel this imagina- tion: Katrina, together with the tsunami in the Indian Ocean eight months earlier that cost over...