With Empathy and Imagination: a Review of Everything For Everyone: An Oral History of the New York Commune, 2052–2072by M.E. O’Brien & Eman Abdelhadi
Ben Berman Ghan
Everything For Everyone: An Oral History of the New York Commune, 2052-2072. M.E. O’Brien & Eman Abdelhadi. Common Notions, August 2, 2022.
The world loves a good apocalypse story. We lap up imagery of dystopian violence, romanticize the aesthetics of every-man-for-themselves destruction. But perhaps imagining these cruel oblivions has become just a little too easy. Maybe the real challenge in a time of (so many different) crises is to imagine a path forward beyond destruction — one where human beings do not turn their backs on the hard work necessary to live beyond our time of social, political, and ecological strife.
The future that M.E. O’Brien and Eman Abdelhadi present in Everything for Everyone: An Oral History of the…
View original post 965 more words