Mike Davis

Mike Davis is a contributing editor at the Los Angeles Review of Books and the author of Planet of SlumsCity of QuartzIn Praise of Barbarians, and more than a dozen other books. He teaches at the University of California Riverside.


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BILLIONAIRES AND SUPER-STORMS

The eye of the super-hurricane was reported to have come ashore at Cuixmala, where English robber baron Sir James Goldsmith built his Xanadu....


The Reds Under Romney’s Bed

IN 1884 THE JOURNALIST Edward Bellamy, struggling with an idea for a utopian novel, visited the only actually-existing Communist society on ...


No More Bubblegum

Our sit-in 46 years ago was a guerrilla raid; this is Wall Street under siege by the Lilliputians....



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Open to any author writing in English about the Chicanx/Latinx experience, the Rivera Book Prize is committed to the discovery and fostering of extraordinary writing by a first-time or early career author whose work examines the long and varied contributions of Chicanx/Latinx in the US. The Rivera Book Prize aims to provide a platform that showcases the emerging literary talent of the Chicanx/Latinx community, to cultivate the next generation of Chicanx/Latinx writers, and to continue the rich literary memory of Tomás Rivera, Chicano author, poet, activist, and educator.

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