On Profiting From War and the Privatization of Earth's Remaining Resources

On Profiting From War and the Privatization of Earth's Remaining Resources

By Garret Castleberry

Loewenstein paints an essential portrait of post-9/11 globalism, framing war and natural disaster as among the most coveted "commodities" facing mass exploitation for financial gain. 27 Apr 2017 // 11:30 AM

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Smudge and Jury: The Punk-Noir Pulp of 'I, The Jury'

// Short Ends and Leader

"With all the roughneck charm of a '40 pulp novel and much style to spare, I, The Jury is a good, popcorn-filling yarn.

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