Monthly Archives: August 2007

State of Exception?

The ‘war on terror’ is essentially a security and policing operation on a global sphere. While there has been much debate about the significance of 9/11 as an event, if it is approached through the lens of the shifts in … Continue reading

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War on Democracy – Pilger film

The whole John Pilger film ‘War on Democracy’ is on Google Video

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War on Democracy

The recent UK TV screening of John Pilger’s War on Democracy feature-length documentary was a timely reminder of American governmental initiation and support of genocide and fascism, and the undermining of democracy, in Latin American over the last century. In … Continue reading

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Call for Papers – Interrogating Postcolonial Sexuality

Racism in the Closet: Interrogating Postcolonial Sexuality Special issue of darkmatter journal http://www.darkmatter101.org Call for Papers This issue of darkmatter sets out to explore the complex and controversial relationship between discourses of race and sexuality. In particular, it focuses on … Continue reading

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Lessons of Empire

    Two villagers who left their mud and wood huts last month to travel to London — Kumuti Majhi and Phulme Majhi — were a stark contrast to the 212,000 wealthy Indians who visited Britain last year on shopping … Continue reading

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Representing White Supremacy/Digital Slavery

I was about to comment on this US print advert for a new Intel computer chip, when after complaints of racism, Intel have apologized and pulled the offending ad. This is Intel’s statement on their blog: ‘Intel’s intent of our … Continue reading

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