John Davis

John Davis is an architect living in southern California. Read more of his writing at  

What Shall We Call It?

The Nation’s New Crime Boss

Climate Change and Hurricanes

Two White Men

Global Plastic

“Law and Order” vs. “Empathy and Healing”

No Fire Without Smoke

The COVID Interregnum

A Shared Perception of Harm – The Disruptive Power of Covid -19

This is No Way to Live

A Requiem for George Floyd

Our History is Our Future

Visions of a Post-Covid-19 World

Freedom Virus

Civilization Ruffled by Another Perfect Epidemiological Storm

Bernie and the Biotariat

Three Old White Guys: Bernie, Biden and Bloomberg

The Real Megxit Deal

Bad Planet

The Green New Deal and Accursed Wealth

The Four Storms of the Apocalypse: Katrina, Sandy, Maria and Dorian.

The Isle of White: a Tale of the Have-Lots Versus the Have-Nots

Joe Biden is a Collaborator

Wildlife Corridors Not High-Speed Rail Coming to California

Are we Moderns or Terrestrials?

“Weather Terrorism:” a National Emergency

Burn Lands

What World Do We Seek?

Geographies of Violence in Southern California

The Rewilding of Humanity?

The Last History of the United States

California: Waging War on Wildfire

When America Was Ruled by a King

Remembrance of Past Fourths

Living in the Ruins of Capitalism

Life Will Not Spare Them: Graduating White in a Black City

Modernity’s Long Twilight

In the Ruins

Pristine Buildings, Tarnished Architect

Climate of Fear

Can Hollywood Save the World?

Waiting for the Debris Flows

Weather Terrorism, W.T.F.?



Ring of Fire

The Epic of Our Awakening

The Milky Way

Psych Ward

On the New Party Pledge