Articles by Samuel Miller McDonald
What an era’s most popular sitcoms can tell us about their time and our own.
Can there possibly be any value in caring about something as seemingly frivolous as personal style and taste in clothing? As it turns out, Yes!
What’s left of Madagascar and its extraordinary rainforest can tell us a great deal about the history of the climate crisis, as well as the forces we’re up against.
10 years after the launch of Game of Thrones, Samuel Miller McDonald looks back at its promising start—and how it all went wrong.
Kim Stanley Robinson’s 2020 climate novel has been hailed as one of the most important books of the era. But is it good climate commentary, or even good fiction?
Biden’s climate plan may be lackluster, but it is less likely to actively kill people.
Samuel Miller McDonald takes an introspective look at chemical deserts, Disney’s hegemony, and empires of the past and future.
“Solidarity” is a word that gets thrown around a lot on the left. But what does it really mean? And how do we take it from a concept to reality?
On the newfangled term “ecofascism,” and how it lets plain old racist liberals off the hook.
How one commodity explains the rise of our modern age…and now threatens to destroy it.
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