a journal of modern society & culture

2023: Vol. 22, No. 3



Challenges in Africa


Toyin Falola and Olajumoke Yacob-Haliso: Environmental Degradation and Forced Displacement in Africa

Francis Mading Deng: Sudan’s Wars of Identity: The Creeping Quest for a New Sudan

Cultural Malaises

Karen Lee Aschcraft: The Global Grievance Network: How Viral Masculinity Endangers Everyone

Fred Camper: Our Flattening Culture

Confronting Political Mythologies

Stanislav Vysotsky: Constructing a Boogeyman: Myths and Realities of Antifa Activism

James Kent and Michael Lazarus: What We Owe the Past: William MacAskill, Effective Altruism, and the Wrong Life

Imperialism: Past and Present

Sergei Erofeev: The War in Ukraine and Putin’s Vlast: A Sociological Perspective

Rohini Hensman: Mirsaid Sultan-Galiev, the Pioneering Bolshevik Theorist of Imperialism, National Liberation and Socialism

The Legacy of Ken Kelman

P. Adams Sitney: On Ken Kelman and His Theory of Cinema

Ken Kelman: On Kenneth Anger, Christopher MacLane, and Isidore Isou



Ralph Bakshi: The Covid Paintings

Book Reviews


Joseph Chuman: Magda Teter’s Christian Supremacy: Reckoning with the Roots of Antisemitism and Racism

Ian Williams: Lerone A. Martin’s The Gospel of J. Edgar Hoover: How the FBI Aided and Abetted the Rise of White Christian Nationalism

Ian H. Angus: Andrew Feenberg’s The Ruthless Critique of Everything Existing

Maor Levitan: Joan Braune and Kieran Durkin’s Erich Fromm’s Critical Theory: Hope, Humanism, and the Future

Gabriel G. Roman: Moisés Kopper’s Architectures of Hope: Infrastructural Citizenship and Class Mobility in Brazil’s Public Housing