EDA editor Daniel Bristow considers the forms of patriarchy in this year's emblematic film
Frank G. Karioris discusses the gender and race politics of comforting media in the festive season.
James Smith and Alfie Bown argue that Johnathan Pie is rather rightwing.
Are immersive art and virtual reality just too liberal? With the cost of making such productions, this could be difficult to change, but the Left can at least be aware of the problem.
Elias Canetti's concept of the 'crowd' can help the Left understand online populism, argues Hirbohd Hedayat. Although the continued ascendancy of populists both in Italy and elsewhere is well documented, the need to consider such politics in relation to the internet is often left aside. Though the rise of social media as a political instigator is a … Continue reading The Populist Crowd and the Age of the Internet
Keyser Söze famously said (or didn’t say) that the greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn’t exist. We are perhaps witnessing something similar to this operation in modern politics today. Throughout the recent European election campaigns – in the UK at least – the political emphasis seemed to be squarely … Continue reading A Politics Now!
As Alice Bonasio tweeted live from the Lush Creative Showcase on 4 September 2017: ‘Jeremy Corbyn says he’s got no bath to use the bath bomb he’s made [in.] “Number 10 has a bath” replies Mark Constantine.’ Corbyn’s response to the founder of the cosmetics company’s comment then was: ‘sounds like a good reason to move.’ … Continue reading Fully Automated Lush-ery Communism?