Increasingly, the unthinkable emerges in American life as austerity measures are transformed into a specifically deadly way of exercising modes of sovereignty and government power.
Counterpublic spheres and modes of resistance that we once did not think young people could mount have erupted in a rush of emotional and political expressions.
It is a possibility – nay, a likelihood – that the link between public agenda and private worries, the very hub of the democratic process, has been broken.
We no longer live in an age in which history’s “winged messengers” bear witness to the suffering of millions.
When the 112th Congress is sworn in Wednesday, Republicans will hold a newfound edge in the House after four years in the minority.
Washington, D.C. – Haiti’s elections, which were fraught with widespread irregularities and the arbitrary exclusion of political parties, should be rejected by the international community, Mark Weisbrot, Co-Director…
We live in an age in which punitive justice and a theater of cruelty have become the defining elements of a mainstream cultural apparatus that trades in historical…