Anna Feigenbaum is a lecturer in media and politics at Bournemouth University. She is an author of Protest Camps (forthcoming with Zed) and is currently writing a book about the political history of tear gas to be published with Verso. Follow@drfigtree on Twitter
Published in: TransformationThe rise of resistance and resilience to tear gas
Tear gas turns the square, the march and the public assembly into a toxic space.
Published in: openSecurityWhite-washing the water cannon: salesmen, scientific experts and human rights abuses
Scrubbing away the white-wash of 'less lethal' riot control reveals a history littered with humanitarian disasters,...
Published in: openSecurityA hundred years of toxic humanitarianism
The history of tear gas traces a metamorphosis from chemical weapon of warfare to 'legitimate' crowd control...