AfD (Alternative für Deutschland), the German far-right party, issued a white men Advent campaign. The political movement uses this Advent calendar to promote their new right ideology and Euroscepticism.
In recent years, January 26th has been the date to celebrate Australia as a nation. But looking back on history, and its meaning for Indigenous Australians as the date of colonial invasion, there is a growing movement to abolish or move the day.
To understand police-public relationships, we need to study more imperceptible types of resistance and the complex, interlinked nature of plugged-in publics and their online, non-embodied, and thus less visible protests against police.
In this column Ana Deumert looks at the meaning and practice of shutdown. Originally used in the context of capitalist expansion and workforce disciplining, it has been adopted as a grassroots tool of rebellion against the status quo.
This column aims to discuss the current context of social media use, activism and how it is connected to the public sphere itself. It shows that there are many questions that should be raised in the context of post-truth democracy.