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Interview: Sarah Schulman’s Gentrification of the Mind

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Sarah Schulman is a writer, activist and Distinguished Professor at CUNY.  Her books include : Empathy, People in Trouble, Rat Bohemia, The Child, The Ties that Bind : Familial Homophobia, and After Delores, among others. We sat down to talk with her on her home turf: The East Village, also the subject of her new book, Gentrification of the Mind : Witness to a Lost Imagination just published by UCPress. Of course, we did not stay on topic, and the discussion opened up to include OWS, Pinkwashing, Trauma, Sex Wars, Direct Action Tactics, Secret Lesbian Book Exchanges, etc. You know, the usual. Continue reading