Against the Grain

Nuclear Menace, Climate Danger

According to Joseph Masco, the two key existential dangers of our time are climate disruption and nuclear weapons. The first, he maintains, is the product of petrochemical capitalism; around the second an elaborate, fear-based U.S. national security culture has been constructed. Masco contends that addressing these twin crises requires grasping their origins and pursuing fundamental structural transformation. (Encore presentation.)

Joseph Masco, The Future of Fallout, and Other Episodes in Radioactive World-Making Duke University Press, 2021

(Photo on main page by Darwin Laganzon.)

Playlist

ArtistSongAlbumLabel
BiggabushIlu Baje (Sick State)Biggabush Presents Lightning Head: 13 Faces of Lightning HeadMERLIN - Tru Thoughts
Dhamaal SoundsystemR/evolutionDhamaal SoundsystemDhamaal SF - Surya Vault Records
Thomas Puggård-Müller,Ole Skipper Mosgård,Thorkild MøllerJay McShannCherry RedAfter HoursORCHARD - Storyville Records
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