U.S. Department of Agriculture bans words related to climate change.
Reverie, by Hubert Denis Etcheverry, c. 1930. © RMN-Grand Palais/Art Resource, NY.
Volume VIII, Number 4 | fall 2015
In 1999 an Inuit organization complained that representatives from Donna Karan International had come to the Canadian Arctic and paid between $10,000 and $15,000 for handmade Inuit clothing. “They went to the bar up in Yellowknife,” the group told the Ottawa Citizen, “and people just sold them their clothes.” Items purchased later appeared in Donna Karan’s Madison Avenue store.
Fashion, n. A despot whom the wise ridicule and obey.- Ambrose Bierce, 1911
Stay Updated Subscribe to the LQ Newsletter
#11 John Strausbaugh
Lewis H. Lapham talks with John Strausbaugh, author of City of Sedition: The History of New York City During the Civil War. More