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On the Mark of Woman

On the Mark of Woman

It is true that men do not understand the refusal so well. It is true that women understand it all too well. Such that they make it their own. When the death of Eurydices Dixon in Melbourne re-evoked the chant “men fear women laughing at them, women fear men killing...

The Urgent Task of Reimagining the State

The Urgent Task of Reimagining the State

Covid 19 has given new urgency to the radical task of rethinking the state.  Illness, job losses, hospitalisation, and economic precarity demonstrate the need for scales and forms of governance that can organise and resource social welfare and public health...

Anti-racism, Materialism and the Sewell Report

Anti-racism, Materialism and the Sewell Report

One might be forgiven for thinking that the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities’ Report was released a day early. The Report’s insistence that Britain is not institutionally racist, and indeed that Britain could serve as a ‘beacon’ for other...

Brighton and Hove’s Homeless Bill of Rights

Brighton and Hove’s Homeless Bill of Rights

On 25 March 2021 the City of Brighton & Hove voted (by 31 votes to 11, with 7 abstentions) to adopt the Homeless Bill of Rights. (The text, and much other material related to the campaign, may be found at the website: The Homeless Bill of Rights.) What does this...

Unravelling the Trump Virus: On Honig’s Shell Shocked

Unravelling the Trump Virus: On Honig’s Shell Shocked

Towards the end of Saramago’s novel All The Names a character we haven’t met before makes a fleeting appearance and leaves us with an unforgettable comment: ‘We are all bound together by a thread of tears’ she says and immediately our protagonist’s, and the reader’s,...

A Decolonial Feminist Critique of Penality

A Decolonial Feminist Critique of Penality

Andrea Zambrano Rojas & Iván Zambrano. 'Staroutkinsk (Russia) and Quito (Ecuador)' 2021 Contemporary penal expansion does not have an exclusively neoliberal heritage, so how are we to make sense of penality thriving through progressive political discourses?...