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Tag: New Inquiry

You aren’t what you eat

A family gathered around a series of vending machines

Amongst all the goodness in the first issue of the New Inquiry magazine, one article in particular stood out – The Resentment Machine, by Freddy De Boer. It is available in full in that link back there, so you should probably read that rather than this, but anyway, it challenged me in all number of ways (I should probably offer some sort of summary here, but even after multiple readings I won’t do it justice and you’d be better off just reading the real thing, or failing that reading what follows in the next paragraph…), but one quote near the end particularly got to me. Read the rest of this entry »

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The New Inquiry Magazine

Cover of The New Inquiry issue one

So, a follow-up to my Longreads love. After mulling over how publishing long essays/articles online could possibly be a sustainable business model/long-term enterprise, one of the best purveyors of said essayage (that’s a word, right?), The New Inquiry, have published the first issue of their new monthly online magazine. At $2/£1.25 an issue I subscribed as I was curious to see how it would look and read, and the Amazon payments mechanism was frighteningly easy. Oh, and it turns out it is excellent. Read the rest of this entry »