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
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
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
A beaming Rebecca slowly opens the envelope and a broad smile appears on her face as she announces her A-level results. “Oh my God, three A stars and two A’s, I can’t believe it!”, she gasps before dashing off to hug her mother and friends. Revealing exam results live on … Read More