Author: Douglas Bulloch

One of Us? Identity Politics and How Donald Trump Rides Them

Still trying to understand the appeal of Donald Trump? The slick shortcut of identity politics, explained....

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Trumped, But Not Out. Identity Politics in America, and the new Other

An essay on how demographics have changed America, and how this affects the politics of identity....

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The Tr(i)ump(h) of Identity Politics

Something about Donald Trump appeals to a large number of American voters. What is it? Douglas Bulloch offers some answers....

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David Bowie, Time Travel and a film called Interstellar

Reminiscences of Bowie are Proustian moments of total recall, but they can also link generations. A story of memory and hope ...

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Forgiving Jeremy Clarkson: Forgiving Ourselves. [Top Gear]

The culture wars have become so divisive, even the organisation that tolerated Jimmy Savile is obliged now to take sides....

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Empire’s Ghost Pt. 3 : Scottish Nationalism

Scottish Nationalism has always been just a reaction to a changing world, and an attempt to find a place in it...

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Empire’s Ghost Pt. 2 : Scottish Nationalism

Although the precise question of Scotland’s relationship with Union is rightly a question for Scots, the nature of that Union is a matter for all...

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Empire’s Ghost : Scottish Nationalism

In a sense, this is Scotland’s guilty secret. Independence was not taken by the English, but given up by Scots....

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And Now Brazil?

And Now Brazil? Gonzo Politics, Mass Protest and the Standing Man...

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Zidane: A Strange Form Of Love

Zidane and Camus unlikely bedfellows a discussion of the film and it's implications...

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Stop The War: Or What?

The War on Terror is unquestionably the dominant security discourse of our times. It has reshaped our worldwide strategic perspective, reoriented our approach to policing and airport security, and...

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Obama : After the Future, All is Change

Obama is preaching 'change' but how does that work as a broad concept let alone an election promise? ...

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