Published in: North Africa, West AsiaSyria: when representational violence is as ruthless as political violence
Our representations of what happens in Syria contribute to the ongoing violence. The rhetoric allows the self-nominated international community to rationalise an ongoing structure of suffering, done with the best of intentions.
Published in: TransformationOn superheroes: who will save us now?
Comicbook superheroes live in a world where individuals can change with ease into objects, think out loud, or kill with a stare. Yet they fight only to maintain the status quo. How would it be different if superheroes were the people who are oppressed?