Monthly Archives For February 2011

Symbolic and Real Violence

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This article was first published in the latest #CrisisJam(Jan 28) on “Equality cannot be wished into being. It does not depend on goodwill but on social conditions.” Alessandro Portelli. There was a telling moment…

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Can we decide please?


Fine Gael and a increasingly unsure Labour Party are saying that any alternative to compliance with the terms of the IMF/EU deal is a reckless gamble. Vincent Brown (whether mischievously or otherwise) rounded on Eoin…

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The Net Delusion


Book Review: The Net Delusion, Evgeny Morozov (Allen Lane, £14.99 stg) I started reading this book on the day the people of Tunisia’s unprecedented uprising prompted their president Zine Abedine Ben Ali to flee the…

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