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Athens March 1 2021, demonstration in solidarity with DK, photo by Marios Lolos

Staring at the threshold

(Athens, March 1st 2021, demonstration in solidarity with Dimitris Koufontinas. Photograph by Marios Lolos) To those familiar with the intricacies of Greek politics, a hunger strike is far from anything new: there was the mass hunger strike of migrants in ...

Paris, unknown

Over the next few days, I will be in Paris with good ol’ friend Ross Domoney, working on a brief series of video dispatches from the stressed streets of the French capital: Paris, unknown. Glare at your TV screen, flick through your feeds, blink at ...

Paris in April

So here we are. France, from all places: the visceral land of hope for rebellion across our old continent, the mythical mecca of the 1968 uprising, the formidable, always hopeful page-turner―in the Arts, in Politics, in all The Stuff That Matters―has come ...

Limbs-in-limbo

If there is one thing that is striking about everyday life in Trump’s times, is that at the surface of it, nothing has changed. Why of course, you would cry in protest―what do you expect to see, craters in the pavements opening up, lava firing away, the ...

He orders

He orders a taxi. Before, the mundane act would require him to pick up some kind of a handset, to physically dial a number, to talk to an operator, perhaps even to get a call back before waiting for his pickup to arrive. Now, at an instant, the vehicle is ...

The Brexit Crisis: A Verso Report

via versobooks With contributions from Étienne Balibar, William Davies, Akwugo Emejulu, John R. Gillingham, Peter Hallward, Laleh Khalili, Stathis Kouvelakis, Sam Kriss, Rebecca Omonira-Oyekanmi, Lara Pawson, Salvage Editors, Wail Qasim, Wolfgang Streeck, ...