Postmodernism

Guantanamo: The First Postmodern Institution

Tom Johnson | Posted 09.08.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Tom Johnson

Future horizons shine flecked with gold and freedom in the American dream. The continued existence of Guantanamo tarnishes it with blood.

The Trip to Italy: A Popular Postmodernism

Peter Yeung | Posted 12.07.2014 | UK Entertainment
Peter Yeung

What's special about The Trip to Italy is its ability to make the intertextual, Mikhail Bakhtin's early 20th Century concept of referencing other "texts" in a "text", so natural and accessible. The series evinced a peerless and popular postmodernism.

The Political Grounding of American Christianity

Tony Sobrado | Posted 27.05.2014 | UK
Tony Sobrado

In a stunningly ironic way it is the political equivalent of survival of the fittest that seeks shelter under a religious cannon. The religious Americans have there ultimate dream cake and eat it: the pre-eminence of self-regard on this earth is the right thing to do for yourself, others and God and as a consequence you are spiritually rewarded for it in the afterlife.

What Does Angry Birds Say About Us!?

Alfie Bown | Posted 03.09.2013 | UK Tech
Alfie Bown

When we play these games (on trains, buses, at work, in waiting rooms), viewed by almost everyone as a tempting distraction from real stuff, we partly enjoy doing so on the level that the associated guilt actually re-enforces our sense of being very important people with 'much more important things to do.'

From Building Sites to Human Rights

Allan Hogarth | Posted 24.07.2013 | UK Politics
Allan Hogarth

Over the years I have worked with, and met, some amazing and inspirational women who have offered me insight into the control and power dynamics, inequalities and prejudices that perpetuate violence against women and girls. Of course, these variants will differ from country to country, culture to culture, but one variant remains constant - MEN.

Addiction Beat - We Need Truth, Not Points of View and Personal Anecdotes

Dr. Peter Ferentzy | Posted 02.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Peter Ferentzy

Many seem to like my recently published book on addiction. Here's what I often get: "Dr. Ferentzy offers an interesting and challenging perspective ..." In such cases I will thank someone for their kind words, but then quickly counter: everything I wrote in that book is true; perspective is irrelevant.

Postmodernism is the genesis of Contemporary Conspiracy Theory

Tony Sobrado | Posted 17.11.2011 | UK Politics
Tony Sobrado

Postmodernism as a broad intellectual, social and literary movement is hard to capture and define, not more so due to the deliberate wishes of the som...

Postmodernist Beguiling Beauties

Black Tomato | Posted 20.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Black Tomato

Postmodernism is renowned for its whimsical aestheticism, eccentric beauty and flagrant devotion to style over substance - which is exactly why we lik...