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The Spectrezine website redesign involved the equivalent of an electronic barn-raising undertaken by 17 editors in several countries. This new design employs open-source technologies. Editors can work on the site with easy-to-use tools; writers and artists can post their work directly; readers can participate more actively by commenting. This in many ways fits the democratic and anti-hierarchical ethos that Spectrezine has fostered in the past


Iraq, the Anti-War Movement, and Anti-Romanticism

There will be a winning side in Iraq, the one fueled and driven by a hatred of American conquerors in Humvees. The US invasion has all but guaranteed this result, whether in a few years or many years on. Romanticizing that bloody process is nauseating more

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Prisonvision turns our critical gaze to an analysis of prisons by prisoners, activists, radical scholars, and the criminalized more

Nauseating American conquerors

they come to the city as refugees. They have been living in a country ruled by a harsh regime where women and gays are systematically oppressed. When they get to the City it is as if they have made it to a demilitarized zone where they can make sense of their experience, as well as just survive. more

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Europe's Undemocratic Core

EU and Ukraine Crisis


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Drawbacks of the Euro

Turkey and EU admission

Africa and postcolonial under


Revolutionaries in European Parliament

The Balkans

Britain and Identity Cards

American foreign policy in post WW2 world