The Death Issue: Culture Shift Why the Planet Needs You to Repair Your Broken Stuff Share Facebook Twitter Email Share Why the Planet Needs You to Repair Your Broken Stuff Overproduction and planned obsolescence are the new normal. But fixing your broken things is a way to resist—and build community. Fall 2019 The Death Issue TABLE OF CONTENTS In Depth The Story of Death Is the Story of Women Why I Wore Black After He Died: Lessons from Victorian Mourning Culture How Death Doulas Ease the Final Transition Making Room for Spirits Among the Living Return to Nature The City That Dances With Death Black Funerals Are a Radical Testament to Blackness Dealing With Loss When Death Is Uncertain 7 Things People Forget to Do Before They Die I Am a Future Ancestor Where Bill McKibben Finds Hope Amid the Climate Crisis Solutions We Love An Ancient Calendar Helps Me See Seasons Change Every Few Days Leveraging White Privilege for Racial Justice Post-Soviet Co-ops: Mongolian Herders Borrow a Tool From the Recent Past Culture Shift Can We Work Less and Save the Planet, Too? 6 Shows for Some Women-Led Belly Laughs Why the Planet Needs You to Repair Your Broken Stuff Crossword: The Last Word Why you can trust us By Sarah Lazarovic < 1 MIN READ Sep 18, 2019 Sarah Lazarovic is an award-winning artist, creative director, freelance animator and filmmaker, and journalist, covering news and cultural events in comic form. She is the author of A Bunch of Pretty Things I Did Not Buy.