Blake Underwood

Blake Underwood

Blake Underwood is a dog walker, activist, and writer in Baltimore City. A founding member of Just Walk, Baltimore's only worker-owned and operated pet care cooperative, the only boss he answers to is Pisella, his cat and one true love. 

 

Contributions:

"The Poorer Nations: A Possible History of the Global South" By: Vijay Prashad

On August 1st, Red Emma's Bookstore Coffeehouse welcomed reknowned historian and theorist Vijay Prashad to MICA's Graduate Studio Center. In this talk, Prashad presented his latest book, The Poorer Nations, which picks up where his incredible history of the Bandung/Non-Aligned Movement effort to forge a third world political project, 2007's The Darker Nations, left off.

"Left of the Dial: Conversations with Punk Icons" by: David Ensminger. Photo from: pmpress.org

One of the many takeaways from David Ensminger’s newly published Left of the Dial: Conversations with Punk Icons is that subtleties matter. Even the book’s title seems to ask us to examine the distinction between an interview and a conversation, which the author makes clear over and over again.

Cooperation Without Capital: An Introduction
Icons in Their Own Words: A "Left of the Dial" Review
Vijay Prashad presents "The Poorer Nations: A Possible History of the Global South"