• The Control Issue
    August 2016 #31
    • Make Capital Pay Silvia Federici photographed in her kitchen by Luis Nieto Dickens.

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    Table Of Contents

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    Silvia Federici

    What is it like to tune in to the real time news cycles of Trumpian disaster, including his history of sexual assault? A lot like watching a ridiculous reality show.

    The Real Housewives of Donald Trump

    by Hannah K. Gold

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    Personal Essays by Randon Rosenbohm

    English Phrases on Shirts in Spain

    When replying to my own tweets was no longer doing it for me, the only relatable content was these English phrases on shirts in Spain.


    Stealth Care by Ruby Brunton

    Out of Time

    Temporality and capitalism compound to make it near impossible for most of us to get where we need to go.

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    No Brow by Jaime Chu

    How to Be a Sarong Party Girl

    Our book editor Jaime Chu reviews seminal story Sarong Party Girls by Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan.

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    Masque Up by Alesia Pullins

    Take Care

    Skincare columnist Alesia Pullins takes the time to get her face together.


    In bedrooms, in cars, being present with other fat girls, Laura Marie Marciano reflects on the magic that comes with it.

    Fat Girl Friendships

    by Laura Marie Marciano

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    The Politics of Talking About Politics

    I can’t force myself to care about this election, despite all the noise, especially online, from everyone earnestly and enthusiastically following it.

    Do not resist

    the future of police Watch this new trailer for “Do Not Resist”, a documentary about American police culture.

    Cameos aug 2016

    Cameos: how Pauline Woo, Nico Fuentes, and sylvia gz snails gutierrez weather the heat.

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    Get LOCA Listen to DJ Bebe's barbed wire contribution to our mix series.

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    This Week in ACAB by Ash Jegroo

    Somebody Has Been Telling Yo’ Momma Jokes Over NYPD Radio

    Police murdered Korryn Gaines, an ex-cop threatened to shoot up a precinct, a goose took the streets.


    Another hard day of working some shitty job, only to be faced with cops walking up to the checkout counter. What are you gonna do?

    Employees of the Month

    by – Anonymous

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    Letters by Tyler Reinhard

    Take Us to Your Leader

    This is The Control Issue, the one where we stick together. We’ll take a break from rolling our eyes at the Spectacle to focus closely on it, and what’s going on at the edge of the frame.

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    Horoscopes by Corina Dross

    August 2016

    Corina Dross highlights the many ways to practice freedom under the stars and lots of crushing conditions.

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