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The Final Frontier: Enclosing Outer Space

Taken from Predator Empire, Chapter 3: Full-Spectrum Dominance of the Globe https://www.upress.umn.edu/book-division/books/predator-empire From soil, to sea, to outer-space: the final frontier of the Predator Empire lies beyond the breathable atmosphere of human existence in the extraterrestrial orbits where only machines … Continue reading

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Surplus Populations: A Draft Bibliography (7 June 2018)

Surplus Populations: A Draft Bibliography (7 June 2018) Alves, J. A. (2014). From necropolis to blackpolis: necropolitical governance and blackspatial praxis in São Paulo, Brazil. Antipode 46 (2):323–339. Baptist, E. E. (2014). The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and … Continue reading

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9 things I learned striking…

9 Things I learned Striking… 1. The importance of the strike itself—as a tactic, a tool, a space, for challenging conditions of precarity. As someone that’s relatively early career (I’ve been a lecturer for 5 years), a strike was something … Continue reading

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Education is Liberation

Education is Liberation I am 33 years old. I am 17. I am retired. I am a Pakistani girl that refused to be scared. I am students occupying a university. I am a library volunteer. Value me or I am … Continue reading

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The Politics of Austerity: Fighting for the World

Public Lecture at the Main Gate of the University of Glasgow, 27 February 2018, 11:00am Written in a couple of hours! So, apologies for any typos, missing citations, errors Ian Shaw @ianshawz A decade has eclipsed since the global financial … Continue reading

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Readings on Urbicide

Readings on Urbicide Abujidi, N. (2014). Urbicide in Palestine: Spaces of Oppression and Resilience. Oxon: Routledge. Adams, N. (1993). Architecture as the target. Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, 52(4): 389-390. Berman, M. (1987). Among the ruins. new internationalist, … Continue reading

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Robot Wars: US Empire and Geopolitics in the Robotic Age

My latest open-access paper has just come online over at Security Dialogue. Abstract: How will the robot age transform warfare? What geopolitical futures are being imagined by the US military? This article constructs a robotic futurology to examine these crucial … Continue reading

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