Crime is uniquely susceptible to the manipulation of perceptions.
What do "liberal" and "conservative" actually mean?
These terms by now can mean almost anything you want them to mean. I tend to view liberalism as a right-wing ideology, basically running together with capitalism. “Liberals” and “conservatives” in the US argue about parameters of state policy within
Easiest Election Ever
Most Australians must be glad the farce is almost over. The federal election is only a few days away. And the farce has surely led the country to an historical ebb, an international embarrassment for democracy. A debate shifted to
Why international law?
When debating a matter of international law with people (say, the Israeli/Palestinian conflict) they will often say “Well, international law is illegitamate / doesn’t matter / no one follows it / US law supersedes it / etc. so your appeals
Stanford student elections
I am finding these election emails increasingly disturbing. Not because of the volume of emails, because I get a lot of emails, like I’m sure all of you do. Nor because a lot of students are getting involved, which is
Favourite political axiom ever
“Maybe one of the principles around which work should be organized is: does it leave people enough time and energy to go home and have sex?” — Cynthia Peters, “The Art (and Serendipity) of Kinship”
A response to a couple of articles in the Socialist Worker, brought to my attention by a friend: Refusing to be ruled over How do anarchists see change happening? I think this is a very interesting discussion. It is a
The poverty of student life
“Modern capitalism and its spectacle allot everyone a specific role in a general passivity. The student is no exception to the rule. He has a provisional part to play, a rehearsal for his final role as an element in market