Garrett Hardin’s commons, coal-fired evangelical lifeboats, fake marxisms
Who’s the Deep State now?
Compulsive liars construct impossible worlds not entirely unlike the logic of possible worlds.
A revised version of this is now here, at the New Inquiry, re-titled “Dispensing God’s Care”
Steve Bannon’s villain origin story and Trumpist economic nationalim
Chaos is the dream of order.
How ‘identitarianism’ came to be used as a synonym for ‘identity politics’ is a mystery.
The Hobby Lobby case is rarely foregrounded in discussions of corporate personhood.
‘Post-factual’ Readings of Neoliberalism, Before and After Trump
Naomi Klein has a piece in the Guardian which is fairly indicative of an argument being made by various socialists and social democrats in moments such as this. Her argument, put simply, is that while racism and misogyny were indeed factors in Trump’s election, it is really ‘neoliberalism’ – the ‘rise of the Davos class’…
Two recent and wide-ranging interviews, one in the UK-based publication Base, another in a forthcoming edition of the Canadian journal Public: Art, Culture, Ideas. And I’ll also be keynoting at the 8th New Materialisms conference – The Ethics of Decolonizing Nature and Culture (Paris, June 7-9, 2017), along with Bruno Latour and Rosi Braidotti.
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…
“Encoding the Law the Household and the Standardisation Of Uncertainty,” for an edited volume on mapping precariousness.