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In the wake of the police murders of Breonna Taylor and George Floyd, Black Lives Matter (BLM) has become a ubiquitous slogan and a powerful network of African American-led organisations fighting for racial justice in the United States. (More…)

Mike Davis is the most remarkable product of American intellectual culture working today. (More…)

“War Games”, the opening track of Deadbeat and Paul St. Hilaire’s 4 Quarters of Love and Modern Lash, begins with the spacious minimalism perfected by the Rhythm & Sound records St. Hilaire sang on as Tikiman in the 1990s. (More…)

Fringe groups can do serious damage to democracy. We’ve seen just how dangerous they can be with the killing of Jo Cox. (More…)

Nothing unusual here. The Taliban have been killing NATO troops in Afghanistan for nearly two decades. But this story was a little different. According to the New York Times, recent attacks on US and British forces have been partially sponsored by Russia. (More…)

Despite the contemporary far-right’s propensity for hard-line nationalism, its a global phenomenon. (More…)

No experience marked the life and work of Theodor Adorno so deeply as the confrontation with National Socialism. (More…)

It doesn’t take long to place Zenobia’s new album Halak Halakwhich translates as a slangy “Welcome, Welcome!” – in the Middle East. (More…)