“Culling, the killing of non-human animals, is practiced worldwide as a form of population control and environmental management. In tandem with other practices, culling is expected to deliver ecosystems valued by those performing such tasks. Examining its efficacy is crucial in maintaining a cull’s legitimacy and ensuring its ecological value.....” “...hunters have put corvids in … Continue reading A Murder of Crows: Culling Corvids in Northern Cyprus
“The war on invasive species is a distraction from genuine ecological change, through spending our time and money on ‘carrying on like before’ whilst shooting the messengers of change; invasive species.” Read at Gods & Radicals Watch on Youtube https://youtu.be/l0Ecq-PoCKg
I am speaking to an acquaintance in the crumbling posterior of a pub when it occurs to me that the post-truth monologue coming at me is an attempt at grasping what is beyond their realm of ‘the known’. Instead of post-truth being some sort of contemporary phenomenon of talking political shit, the ‘post’ in post-truth … Continue reading Post-Truth and why its not all Bollocks #Essay #Archive
Across France people have been donning yellow vests (gilet jaunes) and taking to the streets to protest their government. To those outside France it may appear as just another year of French people protesting. However, the mobilizations have not been organised by labour unions nor established political groups. Instead, the signs are that many of … Continue reading Gilet Jaunes: Mobilising to Challenge the Political Order #Research (18min)
The world is increasingly controlled through administration, but it is not a productive process as it often claims to be. It is the exploitation of ideas of harm in order to gain control of resources. Paternalistic 'democratic' and 'caring' processes are at the very heart of this exploitation.