Monthly Archives: March 2009

Warm It Up Moloko-plus my little droogies – I could teach you, but I'd have to charge

In another fine mess, the University of East London contributes to the escalation of madness that also saw Will Hutton foolishly pontificating against G20 protesters on the BBC two nights ago as part of a series of suits trotted out … Continue reading

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we are not bored, we are amazed

Ardent watchers of the Goldsmiths CCS website (get a life) will have seen that the student generated images we used to have up have been replaced by some sort of corporate gimmick-cum-hack. Possibly designed to upset us and cause controversy … Continue reading

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The Long Division of Labour

Seminar: ‘The Long Division of Labour: Storytelling, Trinketization and Machines’ Date(s): Weds 18 March 2009 Time: 16:00 – 18:00 Location: School Seminar Series Room FB 4.08 The Francis Bancroft Building Queen Mary, University of London Mile End Road, London E1 … Continue reading

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Dis-Orienting Rhythms: the politics of the new Asian dance music

Reposted from Dark Matter. by Sanjay Sharma • 8 Mar 09 • Dis-Orienting Rhythms: the politics of the new Asian dance music (1996, Zed books), edited by Sanjay Sharma, John Hutnyk and Ash Sharma. “This book writes back the presence … Continue reading

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The Very Idea of Communism.

I am posting here this Open Letter from Raymond Lotta of the Revolutionary Communist Party USA to the attendees of the upcoming Birkbeck ‘On the Idea of Communism’ conference (see here) because I really like the critique implied in the … Continue reading

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