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Everyday Ideology: sweet decay – East Asia’s culture of ecological disaster

'Make our skies blue again' is becoming a worn-out catchphrase of the Chinese government. The same promise was made by the Chinese premier Li...

What is ‘Cultural Marxism’? – The Fantasy Red Scare in our...

Expecting to have another discussion on Joyce, I found Seminar Room 1A converted into a shady candle-lit hall, crammed full of Marxist and feminist...

Accelerationism or Nostalgia? Why there is no alternative in this election

Following the financial crash of 2008, when confidence in the free market’s ability to protect the welfare of citizens fell apart, sci-fi utopian dreams...

General Election 2017: are we living in post-populist times?

The opportunism of Theresa May’s U-turn for an early general election reveals an exploited populist effort, where the dynamic potential and energetic ire of...
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Nationalism in the cyber-political age

What was most intriguing about Donald Trump’s speech at the Republican National Convention, following his unprecedented success in the primaries, was the subtle shift...

Loneliness – the students’ curse?

Many new students who come to university feel painfully dislocated from their familiar home. For me going to university never felt as if it...

#TheUKDecides: The fragments of Brexit – an analysis of the referendum

It is easily assumed by the distinct binary logic of this result that Britain is fundamentally divided between two rival camps. One is slightly...