Good sex shouldn't depend on faultless self-knowledge. Katherine Angel puts forward the case for desire's emergent and contextual nature.
This week we're thinking about love, desire and relationships, at the intersection of capitalism, the state, and heteronormativity. And, Love Island. See all our Valentine's Day writing here.
Despite its flagrant impossibility, heterosexuality can inspire a utopian love of difference in those who choose to follow its path, argues Sophie Lewis. Just don't look to the 'straight camp' of Love Island for inspiration.
Marie Edwards' powerful feminist manifesto from 1974.
Natasha Lennard reflects on the enduring necessity of marriage in order to prove one's love to the state.
Angela McRobbie writes on the new political economy of fashion, and the degradation of labour in this traditionally feminised sector.
History tells us that progress for working people has only ever been achieved by the collective self-empowerment of organised labour.
A powerful and impressively researched account of the long but often forgotten history that gave us Donald Trump.
This reader reconstructs the history of US antifascism in the twenty-first century, showing how generations of writers, organisers, and fighters spoke to each other over time.
A clarion call to rethink natural resource extraction beyond the extractive industries.
“As a strategy of resistance and protest, nonviolence is often seen as passive and resolutely individual. Butler’s philosophical inquiry argues that it is in fact a shrewd and even aggressive collective political tactic.” – The New York Times
“Full Surrogacy Now is the seriously radical cry for full gestational justice that I long for.” – Donna Haraway
Len McCluskey joins Alex Doherty to talk about his new Verso book, Why You Should Be A Trade Unionist, on this episode of the Politics Theory Other podcast.
This week we're thinking about love, desire and relationships, at the intersection of capitalism, the state, and heteronormativity. And, Love Island.