Multicultural Prospects in the Age of Migration

Multiculturalism is an utter failure and ethnically diverse groups do not enjoy living side by side. At least that’s the assessment of the German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, expressed in a speech to the youth wing of her own party, the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) earlier this month. Merkel argued that … Read More

Why Zizek refreshes the parts other theorists cannot reach.

 Paul Taylor, author of Zizek and the Media, blogs on an unlikely academic celebrity.

Slavoj Zizek is a discombobulating tour de force who, more than any other living intellectual, embodies “the Heineken effect” – he refreshes the parts other theorists cannot reach. Love him or loathe him, Zizek Read More

How does globalization affect food security today?

Bryan McDonald blogs on food security in a global age

From food riots in Mozambique, Egypt and Haiti to tainted food recalls in the United States and China, questions of food quantity and quality have emerged as critical issues of concern for states, international organizations, and individuals.

Globalization and global Read More