independence – self-determination – autonomy


  • International

    Hiking in War Zones

    Nine writes for various outlets. See listings here. In July 2009, three young Americans were imprisoned by Iran for espionage after hiking in Northern Iraq, […]

    Nine 8th Oct'11 4
  • Identity
    24th Sep'11 1
  • International
    Jean-Francois Joubert 22nd Sep'11 16
  • International

    Too Comfortable in Canada?

    In the 1981 movie Le confort et l’Indiférence, Denis Arcand tried to explain Québec’s 1980 independence referendum defeat by arguing that, once the smoke had […]

    Jean-Francois Joubert 20th Sep'11 13
  • International

    Towards a Post-Colonial Scotland

    Nationalism is about the relationship between people and land. Ernest Gellner’s classic definition tells us that “nationalism is primarily a political principle that holds that the […]

    David Tobin 15th Sep'11 7
  • Identity

    Real World Avatar

    Have you seen Avatar? I was a bit reluctant, mostly thanks to the hype. Hype’s never good. I remember seeing the Age of Stupid at […]

    Mandy Meikle 6th Sep'11 3
  • Identity

    The Silent Blockade

    A short film about this summer’s attempt by a few hundred Pro Palestinian and human rights campaigners to access the West Bank. Jon writes: “The Israeli […]

    Jon Pullman 25th Aug'11 0
  • Collapsononics
    Deena Stryker 25th Aug'11 97
  • International
    Rebecca Nada-Rajah 30th Jul'11 3
  • Civil Liberties

    The Roots of the Far Right

    As Hope Not Hate unveil the connections to the English far-right, we look at where Breivik came from. The shocking and tragic events in Norway bring […]

    Kate Higgins 25th Jul'11 3
  • Anti-Capitalism
    Cecilia BallesterosMayte Carrasco 24th Jul'11 4
  • Catalonia

    In Bruges

    Last week delegations from civic groups campaigning for independence across Europe met to establish a network of stateless nations and discuss potential for  common working. […]

    Mike Small 20th Jul'11 1
  • Anti-Capitalism

    North and South, Ecology and Justice

    With neoliberalism on a down slope and a new era of South-South cooperation dawning, this is the most favorable historical moment in decades to retake […]

    Carmelo Ruiz-Marrero 17th May'11 0
  • Environmental Justice

    Black Forest to Green Wood?

    The Green party’s election victory in the German state of Baden-Württemberg is expected to have a major impact on industry and politics. What does it […]

    Christopher Harvie 31st Mar'11 3

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