Contributor: Alexander Barker

30 October, 2012

Alexander Barker

You’ve Been Trumped



4 June, 2012

Alexander Barker and Alex Niven

An Interview with Terry Eagleton

Terry Eagleton discusses religion, identity, the state of literary criticism, and the current revival of leftist discourse.


7 May, 2012

Alexander Barker

Cloud Capitalism

Rob Coley and Dean Lockwood's Cloud Time is a Zizekian rhapsody that is strong on style but hazy on ideas for resisting "cloud capitalism".


26 March, 2012

Alexander Barker

The Invisible Hand

Giorgio Agamben's The Kingdom and the Glory argues for the continuing relevance of medieval conceptions of the state.


17 October, 2011

Alexander Barker

International Deceit

John Mearsheimer's Why Leaders Lie attempts to account for the habit among politicians to lie to their constituents.


2 May, 2011

William Kolkey and Alexander Barker

An Interview with Niall Ferguson

Ferguson deplores waning Western self-confidence and counsels engaging children with the brushstrokes of history.


14 March, 2011

Alexander Barker and Alex Niven

An Interview with Ken Loach

Director Ken Loach speaks about the film industry, British politics, and his new film, Route Irish.


7 February, 2011

William Kolkey and Alexander Barker

An Interview with Richard Watson

New technologies' influence on our minds


17 January, 2011

Alexander Barker

The Genial Self

Mary Midgley's The Solitary Self shows that the interactions of genes need not be described as selfish.


10 May, 2010

Alexander Barker

The Election That Wasn’t There

Why the British Election Didn't Take Place