Wanted: A Mother of Cultural Studies

As a cultural anthropologist with a historical perspective, I really wonder: where are all the women in the history of our critical, self-reflective discipline?

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Sisyphus and the American Dream
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Sisyphus and the American Dream

The Cyber-utopia is dead – long live the Cyber-heterotopia! The digital era didn’t deliver on its promises of emancipating humanity and the optimistic visions attributed to online technology turned predominantly into capitalistic and totalitarian nightmares. Here is why we should have a breather before we start to smash our devices and bury them somewhere far, far away.

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No time, no money: why do people work for free?

Are you working for a company or organisation without getting paid? Then you are one of the many with an honorary job.

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„The tide of history is on our side.“

A telephone call between two very remarkable people endorsing equal rights for same sex couples: Adriana Badal, mayor of the small town Bisbee in Arizona, and Father Andrew Cain, a vicar in the Church of England in London.

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