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via “The whole aim of practical politics is to keep….

“The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed and hence clamorous to be led to safety by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.”

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Politics, World Affairs & Current Events

Nothing Spreads Like Fear: The Securitisation of Ebola

Josh Holmes is a Durham geography graduate and current masters student in Geopolitics and Security. His research interests range from affect and mobilities to critical security approaches and materiality. 923 more words


Another manifesto

Right now, I don’t like the shape of politics in this country. In fact, I feel quite literally sick to my stomach when I think about it. 1,227 more words


We have nothing to fear but fear itself?

The Dunce with Geppetto

(Post 11th September 2001)

‘The focus on terrorism elevated fear into a public presence, creating a new atmospherics that could be appealed to and exploited. 157 more words