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Category Archives: Politics

Analysing Zionism: interview with Jacqueline Rose from 2005

Back in 2005 I interviewed Jacqueline Rose about her book The Question of Zion, a fascinating and provocative analysis of the ideology of Jewish nationalism that underpins the Israeli state. It was published in Socialist Worker in January 2006. Given recent events in Palestine I thought I’d dig it out and republish it here.

28 August 2014 · Leave a comment

The illusion of Britishness (18 November 2006)

New Labour tells us that ethnic minorities need to adopt British values. Anindya Bhattacharyya examines their vision of “Britishness” and finds it wanting

21 April 2014 · Leave a comment

7 points about a practical political science

The following is an experiment in “subbing Spinoza”, ie editing an English translation and rendering it into modern language. Of course ideally one would work with the original text but my O-level Latin is not up to that.

18 April 2014