Development | 21.02.18

The Banality of Certainty

What is the logic of ‘Value for Money’ in development sector, and could it force foreign aid agencies to choose between irrelevance and subterfuge?

Current Affairs | 07.08.17

Employing the Enemy

Did you know that there are thousands of Palestinian men, women and children working on illegal Israeli settlements in the West Bank, on land that was once theirs?

Gender, Sexualities and Queer Identities | 22.08.17

Being Queer in North Korea

Queer Asia | Essay Prize, Winner | Imagine studying queers in a country where homosexuals are charged not with sodomy but with “falling into capitalism”, where cuddling and groping a same-sex soldier in the cold is not same-sex intimacy but “revolutionary comradeship”. How should we study queerness when it’s invisible?

Culture and Media | 04.12.17

The Aftermath of Charlie Hebdo

‘Charlie Hebdo’ took shape because forms of ventriloquism and projection were inevitable in a context where a tiny proportion of participants in the communicative event had any relationship with Charlie Hebdo as an actual publication.

Race and Indigenous Politics | 21.08.17

By Any Means Necessary

An emerging Black middle class and political representation cannot change the nature of a racist society. Even a Black man in the White house could do nothing to reverse the tide of racial oppression. – Kehinde Andrews talks Black Radicalism.