Trump’s new empire: Thoughts on American imperialism in the age of Trump. A sneak peek from Israel/Palestine

Hagar Kotef and Merav Amir at the Disorder of Things.

The Disorder Of Things

A guest post by Hagar Kotef and Merav Amir. Hagar Kotef is a Senior Lecturer of Political Theory and Comparative Political Thought at the Department of Politics and International Relations, SOAS, The University of London. She is the author of Movement and the Ordering of Freedom (Duke University Press, 2015). Dr Merav Amir is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) of Human Geography at the School of Natural and Built Environment, Queen’s University Belfast. Her recent publication is titled “Revisiting Politicide: State Annihilation in Israel/Palestine”, and is due to be published in Territory, Politics, Governance.

In trying to understand the horror that unfolds post Trump election, two main threads seem to dominate left discourse and blogosphere. The first rightly focuses on the horror itself, on the unprecedented coup-d′état unfolding before our eyes, on the attacks on the constitution, on fascismorotherforms of totalitarianism or authoritarianism, and on brute institutionalized

View original post 2,374 more words

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

3 Responses to Trump’s new empire: Thoughts on American imperialism in the age of Trump. A sneak peek from Israel/Palestine

  1. dmf says:

    https://kpfa.org/episode/against-the-grain-february-13-2017/
    “The Mediterranean has become a watery mass grave for thousands of migrants seeking entry into Europe. Maurice Stierl describes episodes of what he calls grief-activism: collective acts of grief and commemoration that simultaneously assert a radical critique of European border policy and militarization. He also discusses the current state of trans-Mediterranean migration.”

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s