Eye-catching storylines fascinate the British media as they report daily contention in the month leading to the parliamentary election in May 2015. Entwined narratives build as new elements are added […]
UKIP has become a standard against which one can define oneself as non-racist, progressive, intelligent, moderate, and so on. But there is something missing from this discursive machine that produces political subjects. And that something is Thanet.
There has been much debate in the media over the publication of disturbing ISIS videos. But there has been less attention paid to the other victim in these videos: critical thought and analysis.
Syriza’s victory marks the return of hope to the European left. But does this result have meaning for the UK, even for those whose politics are situated outside of parliamentary parties?
Once again, a European city finds itself the scene of a violent attack perpetrated by so-called ‘homegrown terrorists’. It is a terrible crime, and must of course be condemned in […]
Polyphony: the occurrence of multiple, simultaneous independent melodic parts or ‘voices’. Could this musical term offer a useful way of rethinking damaging Euro-centric cultural approaches?
The [police] chief was informed that a hitherto inoffensive negro was running amok in a cocaine frenzy … Being fully aware of the respect the negro has for brass buttons, the officer […]