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Rest in power: Queer theorist José Esteban Muñoz dies at 46

Tweet Highly regarded and influential queer theorist and NYU Tish School of the Arts professor José Esteban Muñoz died yesterday at the age of 46. His work focused on the intersections of race, sexuality, class, aesthetics, and performance. His death was first announced on the blog of the University of Minnesota Press  — where his [...]
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Aaron Swartz on misogyny in technology

Tweet The world lost a genius when Aaron Swartz committed suicide. It also lost a sensitive soul willing to turn an eye towards the uglier side of the industry he loved. Here, excerpts of a 2007 interview in which Swartz discusses misogyny in technology. He was only 21 at the time: Philipp Lenssen: Can you [...]
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RIP Journalist Marie Colvin, Killed in Syria

TweetAward-winning Sunday Times female journalist Marie Colvin was killed in the Syrian city of Homs yesterday when shells hit the house in the Baba Amr district of Homs in which she was staying and she was hit by a rocket attack when she tried to escape. French photographer Remi Ochlik was also killed in the [...]
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