A free one-day event co-funded by Keele University and Cultural Politics. Tuesday 27th June, Keele University. Register here. Schedule 10am – 10.30am: Coffee 10.30am – 11.00am: Mark Featherstone (Keele University, Sociology) – Introduction: ‘The New (Ab)Normal: Sociology in Extremis’ 11.00am – 11.30am: Ronnie Lippens (Keele… Read More ›
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A brilliant rant by James O’Brien on the government’s proposal to force firms to publish lists of foreign workers:
Thanks to Peter Holley for sharing this with me. The Finnish Foreign Ministry haslaunched a “don’t come” Facebook campaign in Iraq and Turkey: The thrust of the Ministry’s Facebook campaign is to persuade young men coming from conflict-ridden areas that… Read More ›
This Chomsky lecture from a couple of decades ago is fascinating (though the initial introductory speaker is a little devoid of charisma).
Is Venezuela a failed leftist experiment? Gregory Wilpert offers a comprehensive analysis of the Venezuelan revolution of 1999 and defends the opposite view. Click to read the article (source: Venezuelanalysis.com, published on 2 February 2011) Is Venezuela a failed leftist… Read More ›