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The Jet-Set Peasantry: where no passenger is not drunk

By Sacha Kahir 29 October 2014

The rabble is a fundamental problem for Hegel argues Frank Ruda. Sacha Kahir reviews Ruda’s Rabble, piecing together and pushing onwards the fragmen...

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Wanna Play? Game Over

By Jacob Bard Rosenberg 7 October 2014

Sometimes ethical claims about public space and 'free expression' conceal private interests and violence against the oppressed. Jacob Bard Rosenberg o...

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The Missing Subject of Accelerationism

By Simon O'Sullivan 12 September 2014

As with utopian modernism and its attempt to separate Geist from Reason, today’s accelerationists have run into the old problem of differentiating t...

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Not a Drop Left

By Giorgio Agamben 24 June 2014

The relationship between documentation and construction in Walter Benjamin’s work was central to his originality and another bone of amicable conten...

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Nymphomaniac: Sex Against Gender

By Sophie Lewis 7 June 2014

Lars von Trier’s Nymphomaniac considers the feasibility of love with men, and whether heterosexual fucking – or abjuring it – can be women’s s...

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Pedunculated Fandango

By Jonathan Kemp 4 June 2014

Acknowledging the trends of a new cultural-topological turn Jonathan Kemp reads Sha Xin Wei’s recent book on poiesis, enchantment and topology, insi...

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Continuing Business By Other Means: Egypt's Military Economy

By L.S. 30 May 2014

While much analysis has emphasised the flexible, precarious and improvisatory subjectivities of neoliberal ‘post-fordist’ society, the post-crunch...

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Chump Change: Decrypting Bitcoin & Blockchain

By Andrew Osborne 27 October 2017

Artists and academics are jumping on the blockchain bandwagon and talking up the potential for cryptocurrency and distributed ledgers to mitigate aust...

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FIRE IN A BUBBLE

By Danny Hayward 15 September 2017

Two new books appearing in the aftermath of the (ongoing) Grenfell tragedy attempt to take stock of the UK 'housing crisis':  Anna Minton's ...

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