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Haitian inspiration

On the bicentenary of Haiti’s independence
by / RP 123 (Jan/Feb 2004) / Commentary


Heads of cabbage and mouths full of water

On corporate slaughter
by / RP 122 (Nov/Dec 2003) / Commentary


The pink Viagra story

We have the drug, but what’s the disease?
by / RP 121 (Sep/Oct 2003) / Commentary


Consumers or citizens?

Re-regulating communications
by / RP 120 (Jul/Aug 2003) / Commentary


War and democracy

by / RP 120 (Jul/Aug 2003) / Commentary


Anti-Americanism and realignment in the two Koreas

by / RP 119 (May/Jun 2003) / Commentary


Shiny, happy people

‘Body Worlds’ and the commodification of health
by / RP 118 (Mar/Apr 2003) / Commentary


Interpreting the world

September 11, cultural criticism and the intellectual Left
by / RP 117 (Jan/Feb 2003) / Commentary


Jews in the culture wars

by / RP 116 (Nov/Dec 2002) / Commentary


A grin without a cat

The French Right returns to office
by / RP 115 (Sep/Oct 2002) / Commentary


Grief work in a war economy

by / RP 114 (Jul/Aug 2002) / Commentary


Oppositional mentalities

Intellectuals, protest and the Left
by / RP 114 (Jul/Aug 2002) / Commentary


Blair’s jihad, Blunkett’s crusade

The battle for the hearts and minds of Britain’s Muslims
by / RP 112 (Mar/Apr 2002) / Commentary


Emergent fronts of the global anti-war movement

by / RP 111 (Jan/Feb 2002) / Commentary


Ten challenges for ‘anti-war’ politics

by and / RP 111 (Jan/Feb 2002) / Commentary

Ten Challenges for ‘Anti-war’ Politics Martin Shaw

Moralism, Terrorism and War – Reply to Shaw Andrew Chitty


A global public sphere?

by / RP 111 (Jan/Feb 2002) / Commentary


One more symptom

The foot and mouth crisis in Britain
by / RP 110 (Nov/Dec 2001) / Commentary


No to Kyoto

by / RP 110 (Nov/Dec 2001) / Commentary


Tate Modern

A year of sweet success
by / RP 109 (Sep/Oct 2001) / Commentary

One room in Tate Modern is often passed through very quickly. An installation by Zurich artists Peter Fischli and David Weiss re-creates a room where redecorators are at work. Each item – buckets, brushes, a can of fizzy drink, a video cassette, palettes, a saucer of cat food – is crafted by hand from polyurethane …


Out of Japan

The New Associationist Movement
by / RP 108 (Jul/Aug 2001) / Commentary