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Running like an Advertising Agency

Nothing to be ashamed of – especially when the rights of half the population are at stake.

Doubts are divisive.

Running like hell, running like a girl – for the Bodyform Community… 343 more words

Be more problematic

The United States of America has elected a demagogue whose cabinet contains religious fundamentalists who are attempting to enact policies attacking women’s reproductive rights. Russia is a barely-democratic state ruled by a gay-bashing strongman whose legislature recently decriminalised ‘first-offence’ instances of domestic abuse. 1,969 more words



Some months ago, I decided that neoliberalism was The Problem devastating our modern world. A month or two ago, I found myself becoming ever less decided. 343 more words



The BBC filmmaker Adam Curtis created this documentary film that was released in October 2016. During these 2 hours and 46 minutes, Curtis explains how, in times where confusing and incomprehensible world events happen, politicians and the people they represent have retreated in to a damaging and over-simplified world. 240 more words


HyperNormalisation and Hyperreality

Continuing our Baudrillardian theme this month, we here present the newest documentary by the BBC’s Adam Curtis, HyperNormalisation. If there’s a better documentary filmmaker than Curtis working these days, I don’t know who it is. 1,387 more words


Myth Picture

Towards the end of 2016 Adam Curtis’s documentary Hypernormalisation caused a bit of a stir, Curtis argues that since the 1970s, governments, financiers, and technological utopians… 611 more words