Globalization and imperialism, refugees, enforcing borders, and nationalist propaganda.
“Under the surface, he bears a continuous longing. Nobody can see it. Most people in Stockholm cannot understand it. Longing after a place where he has never been, that he has never seen but that here in Tensta becomes increasingly present.”
“While countries like Jordan and Turkey support millions of displaced, collectively Europe has yet to provide any real support. Instead, refugees are turned away or rounded up and housed in former prisons.”
“By drawing lines on maps and imposing nationhood, Europe put the world on course to follow its own deadly path. Across the Americas, Africa, the Middle East and Asia, minorities are struggling for survival. To avoid annihilation they are migrating or they are in armed rebellion.”
“There’s an adversarial relation between a government and a large class of people – those that do not form part of the “national interest”, other than the obligation of keeping them from becoming unruly and willing to participate in world military management.”
“The fact that modern evolutionary orthodoxy is refuted by so obvious a reality shows clearly that we are dealing with an ideology, not a scientific approach. The focus on genes is a focus so narrow that reality is obscured.”
The rise of the transnational corporation, the global elite, and the new class war.
Whistleblowers, democracy funding, spy networks, government lies, and media control.
Commodity logic and its relation to libido, repressed sexuality, gender roles and representations.
From suicide bombing and terrorism to civilian law, protest and symbolic forms of resistance.
“One doesn’t just cross a physical border, one crosses many borders: borders that are in your head, borders between people.”