Category: culture

A Bully in Ermine

Lady Tonge is using her unelected position to persecute some of the world’s most vulnerable people.

God of the Soil

Only when nomads settled on fertile land did the notion of progress take root

Mighty Mouse

Disney’s infantilisation of our culture masks a hard, hegemonic will

Natural Aesthetes

Wildlife is wonderful. We don’t need any other excuse to protect it.

Acceptable Hatred

Beneath the enduring hostility to Gypsies lies an ancient envy of the nomadic life

Driven Out of Eden

Our quest for Paradise always appears to result in eviction or genocide

Both Saviour and Victim

The film Black Hawk Down is helping to create a new myth of American nationhood, which threatens everyone on earth

A New Mobilisation

The atomisation of society means that we must invent novel forms of political organisation

Stolen Identities

There’s a chance of stopping the massive fraud depriving Australia’s Aborigines of their royalties, but will it work?

The Living Dead

Our failure to prepare for death makes it more frightening