Tag: Imperialism

The Iraq War, Brexit and Imperial Blowback

Brexit is a disaster we can only understand in the context of Britain’s imperial exploits. A Bullingdon boy (Oxford frat boy) gamble has thrown Britain into the deepest political and economic crisis since the second world war and has made minority groups across the UK vulnerable to racist and xenophobic hatred and violence. People of…

A Taste for the Secret: Interview with Mark Neocleous

Mark Neocelous is Professor of the Critique of Political Economy at Brunel University, UK. Author of several books incl. most recently ‘War Power, Police Power’ (2014 EUP), ‘Anti-Security’ (2011 Red Quill Books) and ‘Critique of Security’ (2008 EUP/McGill). Many of his articles can be freely accessed here.This interview was originally conducted in March 2014 for Kampfplatz (a…

‘This is not the time of Empires’: The Kidnap of Morales

This is a translation of the address made by Álvaro García Linera, Bolivian Vice-President, on the events relating to Bolivian President Evo Morales’s detention at Vienna airport yesterday as a consequence of his presidential plane being denied permission to pass over French and Portuguese airspace, at the behest of the US government who believed that…