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 […]
Piled Higher and Deeper is a long-running comic strip drawn by an American academic called Jorge Cham. In it, Cham affectionately bemoans the trials and tribulations – psychological, emotional, economic – of life […]