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Analysis: Refugee Chic Fashion Spread Proves a Social Commentary Fail

When fashion spreads are spectacularly tone-deaf.

The Short List: Fast Fashion

From the cheap thrill it delivers to its dark, unsustainable side, here’s a quick glimpse at the workings of fast fashion.

Recommendation: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Fashion

Labels beware: John Oliver takes down the fast fashion industry.

Excerpt: Paternal Advice

Yet here, Laertes! aboard, aboard, for shame! The wind sits in the shoulder of your sail, And you are stay’d for. There; my blessing with thee! And these…

Lyric: Black Tie White Noise (1993) by David Bowie

I look into your eyes and I know you won’t kill me, but I wonder why.

Excerpt: Dangerous Game

Though it was still daylight, the hot lamp was shining full-beam over the mahjong table. Diamond rings flashed under its glare as their wearers clacked and reshuffled their…

Review: Naomi Wolf at the Singapore Writers Festival 2014

Naomi Wolf revisits some her most famous ideas with a rapt audience.