Everything is already political. Nothing occurs in the social world because of the ‘laws of nature’, or ‘because it […]
"This is the charged, the dangerous moment, when everything must be re-examined, must be made new, when nothing at all can be taken for granted." – James Baldwin
Photo by Christa Lamb
The shock triumph of Donald Trump in the United States presidential election has made this much clear: the recent waves of chauvinism, bloodshed and xenophobia in countries as far apart as India, Israel, France, Turkey, Britain and Russia are here to be contended with for the foreseeable future. Retrograde, hate-filled, inequitable, exploitative and destructive ideologies have taken power in some of the world’s most powerful and populous countries...