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The Discourse of Terror
An Interview with Judith Butler

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Autumn 2014


Globalization and imperialism, refugees, enforcing borders, nationalist propaganda, and wealth migration.

Jason Hirthler: The Middle Children of History: The not so subtle demise of the American Dream

Mats Svensson: Palestine: A Thief Crawled into Grandmother and Grandfather’s Bed

Rebecca Omonira-Oyekanmi: Fleeing the War in Syria to Seek Sanctuary in Europe

Little Big Pine: The Corporate Color Guard: Together Forever in Uncle Sam’s Cabin

Kenneth Couesbouc: Reaping the Whirlwind

James Rothenberg: Here and There in America


Steve Davis: When Science Is Not Science

Carl Finamore: Move Over Keynes, Make Room for Marx: Radical Ideas for Radical Times

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From the Archives

Greg Moses: Listening Across the Border: An Interview with Activists Recently Returned from a Tour of Mexico’s Maquiladoras
June 2006


“One doesn’t just cross a physical border, one crosses many borders: borders that are in your head, borders between people.”

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