David M. Higgins is the Speculative Fiction Editor for the Los Angeles Review of Books. He teaches English at Inver Hills Community College in Minnesota, and he is a specialist in 20th-century American literature and culture. His research explores transformations in imperial fantasy during the Cold War period and beyond. Higgins’s article “Toward a Cosmopolitan Science Fiction” won the 2012 Science Fiction Research Association’s Pioneer Award for excellence in scholarship. He has published in journals such as American Literature, Science Fiction Studies, Science Fiction Film and Television, and Extrapolation, and his work has appeared in edited volumes such as The Cambridge Companion to American Science Fiction.
The Impossible Future of the Futures Market
A special issue of “New Centennial Review” tackles the metastases of finance capitalism....