Category: VIEWS

Powerlessness Re-Defined

by Liz ElBayadi/Guest This is powerlessness: an 18 year old girl, being followed into a portable toilet and raped while she stares down into the stinking filth below; never even considering that she could have tried to stop it, or at the very least demand justice at some […]

Live in the Moment: The Situationists & Pokemon Go

by Jeff Sparrow/Overland Over the last few days, the streets have filled with Situationists*, as Pokemon Go sends its legions of players out on prolonged dérives. OK, the comparison’s slightly ridiculous. Yet consider Situationist pioneer Guy Debord’s description of the dérive, the psychogeographic technique his coterie was trialling […]