Text Now for a Frictionless Deportation!

The coalition government recently unveiled a new initiative aimed at removing (so-called) illegal immigrants from Britain. It’s perhaps one of the most disgusting schemes I’ve seen since they came to power, although there’s a lot to choose from: criminalising all squatting; demonising the unemployed; implying that most long-term sick and disabled people are gaming the […]

Communicative Capitalism

Following on from her opening keynote at the recent – and excellent – Neoliberalism, Crisis and the World System conference in York, I’ve been reading Jodi Dean’s latest book, The Communist Horizon. It’s a bold and important intervention into the elision of the communist imaginary from contemporary left thinking, and I’d recommend it to anyone […]