"There is tenderness only in the coarsest demand: that no-one shall go hungry any more" – Theodor Adorno, Minima Moralia (1974: 156)
Important post by Derek Gregory on “Drone Geographies” and what he describes as the “matrix of military violence that these remote platforms help to activate.”
Radical Philosophy 183 (January/February 2014) is out now. It includes my essay on ‘Drone Geographies’ which you can access here (and if you scroll down download a pdf).
The issue also includes Peter Hallward on ‘Defiance or emancipation?’, Antonia Birnbaumon ‘Postconceptual art’, a must-read article by Finn Brunton on ‘Kleptography’ (and ‘security theatre’; Finn is the author of Spam: a shadow history of the Internet, which is reviewed in this issue too), and Elina Steikou on ‘Generative grafting: reproductive technology and the dilemmas of surrogacy’, plus appreciations of Marshall Bermanand Lou Reedand reviews by Dominiek Hoens, Nina Power, Nicolas Mendoza, Allan Stoekl, Andy Merrifield, Matthew Charles and Marieke de Goede.