James McEnteer is the author of several books, most recently Acting Like It Matters: John Malpede and the Los Angeles Poverty Department. He lives in Quito, Ecuador.
Articles by this author
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
On Being Breathless in the Age of Trump
Journalist Jamal Khashoggi repeatedly told his killers “I can’t breathe” during his final moments in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2, CNN reported Monday. As people set upon Khashoggi, he started fighting for air, repeating, “I can’t breathe” at least three times. As aficionados of...
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
The Geopolitics of Generosity
On April 16, Ecuador suffered an earthquake registering 7.8 on the Richter scale. One week later, the death toll stood at 656, with more than twelve thousand injuries reported and more than fifty people still missing. Hundreds of aftershocks, some very powerful, continue to shake the country’s...