Charlie Bertsch / 09 Apr 2021

Colonial Subjects Forever

The Committed, by Viet Thanh Nguyen

“Why should I worry about deviating from the masses when I am also me and myself? Am I not a mass? Am I not already a collective? Do I not contain multitudes?” (...)

Duncan Simpson / 24 Feb 2021

The COVID Excuse

Vaccine Passports and Human Rights

As vaccination programmes in Europe and America accelerate, there is increasing clamour for their benefits to be fast-tracked through the use of vaccination or immunity passports.(...)

The Battleground / 08 Dec 2020

The Case for Jacques Derrida

Peter Salmon, in Conversation With John Foster

The spectre of Jacques Derrida haunts the world. Sixteen years after his death, he remains one of the most polarising figures in Western intellectual life, lauded and reviled in equal measure.(...)

John Foster / 20 Nov 2020

Truth in Politics

Peter Salmon’s An Event, Perhaps

We are living in a post-truth society, so we are told, in which everything is permitted, and the power of assertion is now equal to or greater than that of ascertainable facts.(...)

Samee Alhwash / 19 Nov 2020

Islam and Colonialism

Secularising the Conflict

Whether in the boycott French products campaign on social media or through conversations with friends, Muslims I know feel conflicted about the recent terrorist attacks in Vienna and Nice.(...)

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