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Cihan Tugal The mining disaster in Turkey made an ongoing massacre visible

 

[An explosion at a coal mine in the Turkish city of Soma on 13 May 2014 has resulted in the death of at least 284 miners. With another 100 miners still unaccounted for, it is the worst such disaster in Turkish history.

The subsequent demonstrations seen in numerous Turkish cities appear … More >

Jonathan Simon Pessimism of the intellect, optimism of the spirit

If you need a little of both this mid-February, Zoe Williams in the Guardian carries a lengthy interview with the great scholar Stuart Hall at 80 (read it here). Hall attributes the title’s mantra to the Italian Marxist Antonio Gramsci, but as William’s notes, it helps define Hall’s tonic effect … More >

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