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Make Kith Not Kin!

When my daughter was little, we played a game on the way to her preschool called Count the Dog Poo. …

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DemocracyLettersMedia & Publics

Chantal Mouffe on the crisis within liberal democracy

Watching the American Presidential Primaries and now the ‘Brexit’ vote in the UK on leaving the European Union, I am …

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Judith Butler
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What the Performative Can’t Perform

Judith Butler‘s Notes Towards a Performative Theory of Assembly (Harvard, 2015) is a series of occasional pieces which, taken together, …

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CapitalismLettersSex & Gender

Class, Gender and Creative Industries

The fate of cultural studies in the United States appears to be twofold. On the one hand, it still generates …

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The Sublime Language of My Century

  One thing that the left and right now seem to agree on is that the society in which we …

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LettersMedia & PublicsTheory & Practice

The Spectacle of Disintegration

Some might think it a new low, when a candidate for high office starts talking on television about the size …

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Louis Althusser
LettersTheory & Practice

Althusserians Anonymous (the relapse)

1. Old versus Young Marx I am a recovering Althusserian. For decades now I have been Althusser-free, for the most …

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Erik Olin Wright & Class Today

What if we tried a thought experiment? Just for shits and giggles? The thought experiment runs as follows: What if …

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RetroDada Manifesto

The RetroDada Manifesto was written at the invitation of Anita Hugi and David Dufresne for an event at Cabaret Voltaire …

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Marcel Mariën

Marcel Mariën (1920-1993) is not the best known of the surrealists – it doesn’t help that he was Belgian. But …

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