John Maerhofer is an educator and activist based in New York City. He teaches writing studies and literature at Hofstra University. He is involved in prison abolition and migrant labor rights in the greater NYC area. His articles have appeared in Cultural Logic, South Atlantic Quarterly, International Critical Thought, LeftEast, and Monthly Review Online. Among his current projects, he’s working on a book on the long counter-revolution from the 1970’s to the present.