The murders at Pulse’s Latinx night in Orlando on June 11-12, 2016 were the largest massacre on US soil since the US Cavalry opened fire on the Lakota at Wounded Knee Creek just over a century ago. More so, the erasure of Latinx/Indigenous, transgender and Black queers by the gaystream from the Stonewall Riots of…
The first part of a chapter, titled “Encoding the Law the Household and the Standardisation Of Uncertainty,” for an edited volume on mapping precariousness.
The first paragraph of a chapter I wrote on “The Commons,” for a forthcoming edited volume on gender and nature.
An extract from a 2014 conference paper, most of which has been rewritten into draft chapters for Infrastructures of Uncommon Forms. But reminded of it, posted here, for Kesha. (Scroll down for the video performance.)
Three articles that should be on everyone’s reading list on the dynamics of entitlement and erasure within purportedly anti-racist milieu:
Evidence is a process. Not so according to legal realism, but perhaps a little more so according to legal superrealist accounts of the legal arts.
The Expanse, s01. (cr. James S A Corey, 2015) The laws of physics: gravity and the theory of relativity. Sicario (dir. Denis Villeneuve, 2015. Track). The law of contracts. Making a Murderer (dirs. Laura Ricciardi and Moira Demos, 2015). The laws of evidence and the confessional. How to Get Away With…
The next edition of New Formations includes an essay of mine that has been the result of rethinking some of the key concepts in Contract & Contagion in the tumult of an almost two-year long boycott and divestment campaign directed against migration detention.
Police moved in to Matagarup (colonial name: Heirisson Island) yesterday, site of the Nyoongar Bibbulman Tent Embassy in Perth (Western Australia) — some fifty police, including a line of mounted police and dogs.
Abstract This paper focuses on the conjunctures between contemporary financial speculation, national security and border control systems for what these can illustrate about changing practices of race and racism.
There has been a good deal of discussion about the recent elections in Greece and, in particular, SYRIZA’s decision to form a parliamentary alliance with the ultra-nationalist Independent Greeks (ANEL).
Reading about the protests against police violence in the US, like many others I noted the issue of police militarization, but wondered more about the shift from the occupation of squares that has characterized many recent large-scale protests and the blockading of highways, bridges and ports.
Here are a couple of short texts about time. “The Impersistence of Life and Variations of Time: Prognosis, Dialectics, Mutation,” and “Do Androids Dream Of Sleeping?“