Angus Reoch considers the dominance of empathy within capitalist ethics.
Alexandre Leskanich discusses the validity of history, interrogates the importance placed on ‘historicizing’ and argues that the production of history is itself capitalist.
Jeremy Simmons considers a new volume of poetry from Hong Kong, which reveals the pretentiousness in all of us.
Tse Hao Guang 謝皓光 reviews a new ‘adventure story for the backpacker age’, discussing dangerous representations of ‘mysterious’ Indochina and the postcolonial issues surrounding even the most contemporary East-West clashes.
Grafton Tanner reflects on Graeber’s work, discussing what it means to be radical and how to go about being so.
British poet Leo Cookman considers the latest by Nigerian poet and novelist Timothy Ogene and reflects on a compelling fictional memoir exploring the history of colonization.
Daniel Bristow writes for the serious Lacanians, discussing Karnac’s latest on Seminar 23.
Mike Cormack discusses critics of China, talking penises and the criteria for judging a really decent satire. Arthur Meursault, Party Members (Camphor Continue reading