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Autumn 2015 archives





25.09.2015
Freedom of Expression East & West

Both the French and the Americans, while voicing their profound attachment to the principle
of free speech, impose limitations upon it.
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2.10.2015 If chanson réaliste is about "prostitutes, prostitutes, prostitutes, sailors … and prostitutes", then chanson française is an endless commentary on a particular signifier of jouissance, as much as a song of love, whereas Anglo-American popular music offers a performance of jouissance regulated by rhyme, rhythm and melody. Read more...
09.10.2015 Jeremy Corbyn – A Fool Among Knaves
Ever since it became apparent that Jeremy Corbyn would become the new leader of the British Labour Party, the notion of folly has dominated political discourse...

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16.10.2015 Street Food
The fantasy that food can be ethical in our place offers us an excellent excuse to avoid an authentic ethical engagement, which is to say an engagement with desire, which is to say an engagement with language... not local tomatoes...

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23 10 2015 David Cameron and the Joy of Tax
The Conservative Party Conference is one of those occasions when British Prime Minister David Cameron likes to let his unconscious do the talking. In last year’s speech, while attempting to reassure the country that the Tory party ‘represents’ poor children who grow up in social housing, he said instead that they ‘resent’ them.

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30 10 2015 A Syrian Love Story
Between man and love, there is a woman. Between man and woman, there is a world. Between man and the world, there is a wall...



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06 11 2015 Genetics v scandalous desire
What's the point of public confession if we are genetically programed to sin? And seriously: who could believe infidelity is motivated by genetics?

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13 11 2015 US Blues - The Infernal Machine
Almost Famous
An American gets trapped in the audience of a French talk-show...

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20 11 2015 US Blues - The Infernal Machine
Pourquoi Paris? Pourquoi la France?
Last Friday, LRO was sent out virtually minutes before the terrorist attacks on Paris. But what was actually being targeted?

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27 11 2015 US Blues - The Infernal Machine
Barbarians at the Gates of Speech
Mainstream British media has repeatedly referred to the terrible events of Friday November 13th 2015 as the ‘barbaric terrorist attacks in Paris’.

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04 12 2015 US Blues - The Infernal Machine
Donald Trump’s Lunatic Fringe
For all the fascination and satire, Trump’s hair has not diminished him. Could it be the hair is one of the secrets of his success?

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11 12 2015
ISIS: Women & Difficult Choices
Two weeks ago, The New York Times published an interview with three women who had escaped from the Islamic State stronghold in Raqqa, Syria..

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19 12 2015
The (Loving) Voice of Muhammad Ali
Clare Lewins’s 2014 film I am Ali makes it painfully clear: Muhammad Ali was much more than a boxer. He was a voice. And this voice has faded away...

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