13 March

On the first day that I visited her she told me that a spring in her mattress had been making a noise.  As we laid there and moved around, the spring made a noise and I knew what she had meant. When you left me I could not speak or breathe. I was chained to a reservoir … Continue reading 13 March

Rob Nixon’s “Slow Violence and the Environmentalism of the Poor”

Rob Nixon’s Slow Violence and the Environmentalism of the Poor tackles the clash between exploiters of natural resources, driven by desires for short term profit gains, and those native to the exploited areas with no choice but to live with the ecological aftermath. Nixon asserts his theory of slow violence played out in the environmental … Continue reading Rob Nixon’s “Slow Violence and the Environmentalism of the Poor”