Personal Wellness in an Unwell Society is an Illusion

Self-care means nothing if we don’t care about others

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Self-help and “personal development” has long been one of the best-selling genres of books, generating nearly $1 billion in revenues in 2020.

The health and wellness industry hauls in additional billions of dollars each year hawking one after another diet…

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Anti-racism educator and author of 9 books, including White Like Me and, most recently, Dispatches from the Race War (City Lights, December 2020)

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Anti-racism educator and author of 9 books, including White Like Me and, most recently, Dispatches from the Race War (City Lights, December 2020)

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