Month: July 2016

Among Indigenous Peoples a Third Gender

by Doug George-Kanentiio/Indianz For many generations western societies have had a difficult time with the issue of proper gender roles. Christian beliefs have neatly separated the world into masculine and feminine elements but have not taken into consideration, or tolerated, variances from these polarities. Hence the active suppression […]

Live in the Moment: The Situationists & Pokemon Go

by Jeff Sparrow/Overland Over the last few days, the streets have filled with Situationists*, as Pokemon Go sends its legions of players out on prolonged dérives. OK, the comparison’s slightly ridiculous. Yet consider Situationist pioneer Guy Debord’s description of the dérive, the psychogeographic technique his coterie was trialling […]