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Cairo Pop

Going behind the music that accompanied and influenced the Egyptian revolution of 2011<p><i>Cairo Pop</i> is the first book to examine <i>shababiyya</i>, the dominant …

The 10 Greatest Films of All Time According to 358 Filmmakers

Every ten years, film journal <i>Sight and Sound</i> conducts a worldwide survey of film critics to decide which films are considered the best ever made. …

Filmmaking

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Black Unisex Duffle Bag, Black Cork Weekender, Canvas Leather Cork Bag, Large Black Travel Bag, Overnight Bag, Travel Bag, Spicer Bags<p>Let your adventures begin with this classic weekender bag! Perfect for road trips, weekend getaways, overnight trips! Use it as a carry-on or bring it with you to …

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Purchasing Power: Black Kids and American Consumer Culture

What does it mean to be young, poor, and black in our consumer culture? Are black children "brand-crazed consumer addicts" willing to kill each other …

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25 Documentaries Every Arts & Culture Lover Needs To Watch Right Now

We've all sat in front of our Netflix accounts, tirelessly sifting through film and television genres like "Dark Biographical 20th Century Period Pieces" and "Quirky TV Shows Featuring a Strong Female Lead," never quite finding that perfect piece of cinematography. Defeated by your own streaming …

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Decolonial AestheSis at the 11th Havana Biennial – Social Text

<b>The Biennial Statement</b><br>The written curatorial statement from the organizing committee of the <i>11th Havana Biennial</i> arrived via email the same day that …

To Be or Not to Be, Nude! The Predictable Feminist Outrage

Feminism seems to be tracing its step back, and perhaps all for a good cause. The anxiety about location, positionality and authenticity, which …

After neoliberalism? Introduction to the Kilburn Manifesto

<i>The Killburn Manifesto is a statement being made in twelve monthly instalments, issued free on-line, about the nature of the neoliberal system which</i> …

Political Science

Neoliberalism has spawned a financial elite who hold governments to ransom

The International Monetary Fund has admitted that some of the decisions it made in the wake of the 2007-2008 financial crisis were wrong, and that …

Who Even Needs the Nation-State in the 21st Century?

From Facebook to private schools to security guards, citizens are replacing traditional government functions with a "virtual state."<p>Governments today face largely the same problems as businesses. The key challenge everywhere is not to downsize <i>per se</i>, but to compete more effectively by delivering …

We write what we like about Steve Biko

Had he not died, Steve Biko would have turned 66 years old today. But since the Apartheid police murdered him two months shy of his 31st birthday, we …

Demonising vs. Talking to Young People: How has the media covered the Stockholm Riots?

<i>More than a week of nightly riots, spreading from Stockholm’s migrant suburbs across Sweden, has kept the media blazing for days. Looking back at the</i> …

Trevor Phillips: equality campaigners fixated with 'name-calling and denunciation'

Trevor Phillips, the former head of the equalities watchdog, has claimed that the approach to tackling diversity has veered off-course and become too fixated with “raucous name-calling and denunciation”.<p>He said campaigners for change had failed to keep up with the times and that the movement was …

Joseph Massad: an Occidentalist's Other Subjects/Victims

Unlike his work on Palestine, Massad's book Desiring Arabs has been hailed in academic circles as "epoch-making." Joseph Massad, an ...

If men are in crisis, the answer is feminism

Are British men in crisis? According to Diane Abbott, the answer is yes. In a speech yesterday, Labour’s shadow public health minister said that …

An Introduction to TFW's Forum on Assata Shakur: America's Grammar Book on Black Women and Terrorism

Assata Shakur has been given many names over the past four decades. Her political allies in the 1970s struggle for black liberation knew her as a …

What We Talked About At ISA: Critical Pedagogies?

There is something seductive about the idea of critical pedagogies. In an age where the figure of academic is beset on all sides by voracious …

The sun is at last setting on Britain's imperial myth

Scuttling away from India in 1947, after plunging the jewel in the crown into a catastrophic partition, "the British", the novelist Paul Scott …

David Simon: 'I don't want anybody in jail for using drugs'

<b>How did you get involved in</b> <b>The House I Live In</b> <b>[Eugene Jarecki's prize-winning documentary on US drugs policy]?</b><p>He just called and asked if I'd talk …