In its last season, Ozark goes beyond family drama. It critiques the insidious ways that capitalism and political power work in America and the self-interested choices elites make to keep climbing the ladder.
Catherine Porter, Constant Méheut, Matt Apuzzo and Selam Gebrekidan
New York Times
In 1791, enslaved Haitians did the seemingly impossible. They ousted their French masters and founded a nation. But France made generations of Haitians pay for their freedom — in cash. How much has remained a mystery, until now.
Private equity firms have conspired to flood the emergency health care market with ER doctors in an effort to cut labor costs — in the midst of what patients will still experience as an acute physician shortage with declining standards of care.
We might grasp cancel culture as an expression of punitive thinking within our own social movements, whereby the purge of individuals symbolically substitutes for the collective structural and cultural transformations that liberation requires.
Longtime activist Urvashi Vaid, a leader of many LGBTQ+ and other social justice organizations, died on May 14 at age 63. The article below, an interview Vaid gave last year, is posted in tribute to her life and legacy.