“Orcas are not taking nature’s revenge, but we should.” in ROAR

My essay on endangered whales attacking boats in the Strait of Gibraltar has been published by ROAR Magazine here and below. Here is also an audio version: Last week wildfires raged mercilessly on America’s Pacific coast and the Gulf of Mexico continued to endure an almost unprecedented frequency of hurricanes and tropical storms. But it …

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The Dammed of the Earth: Reading the Mega-Dam for the Political Unconscious of Globalization (2013)

Citation Haiven, Max. 2013. “The Dammed of the Earth: Reading the Mega-Dam for the Political Unconscious of Globalization.” In Thinking with Water, edited by Cecilia Chen, Janine MacLeod, and Astrida Neimanis, 213–231. Montreal and Kingston, ON: McGill-Queen’s University Press. Abstract This chapter explores the metaphoric and material life of hydroelectric mega-dams in popular films and …

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