In the 1980s, E.P. Thompson dedicated much of his intellectual and political labor to the CND and other anti-nuclear causes. First published in New Left Review in 1980, "Notes on Exterminism" was Thompson's thoroughgoing effort to account for the challenges to socialist politics posed by the peace movement and the Second Cold War.
"In her incisive and accessible study of Islamic jihad, Suzy shows how jihad is the ur-form of contemporary politics, no departure from western capitalism but rather an acceleration and crystallization of it."
This open letter, signed among others by Virginie Despentes, Adèle Haenel, Annie Ernaux, Jean-François Bayart and Alexis Jenni, deplores the fact that the link between Western military interventions and terrorist attacks is never questioned.
On the latest Suite (212) on Resonance FM, Juliet Jacques talks to Charlotte Jones, Teaching Fellow in Victorian & Modern Literature at King's College London, about the cultural impact of World War I in the UK.
Claude Lanzmann's five-hour documentary on the Israeli Defence Forces, Tsahal (1994), is a nauseating tribute to an army that supposedly defends Israel but has become an instrument of conquest and oppression