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Neo-Colonialism in Greece

In this timely analysis of the current situation facing Greece, Jon Kofas argues that the current Greek regime stands little chance against the German-IMF led neoliberal alliance and their desire for further austerity in the beleaguered nation.

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Steal This Conference

Ray Hudson Posse shares how he never paid for his attendance at the recent conference of the British International Studies Association (BISA) in London . He faked his conference badge and just walked in to make a point about academic conferences. He argues: “The way in which the structures of academia are chewing up and spitting out the next generation of scholars-with-no-future is most clearly expressed in the ‘conference trap’, characterised by a double-fuckery – those most in need of attending are precisely those most priced out.”

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False Equivalency in the “Indo-Pakistan” Dispute

C. Christine Fair argues that “the best way of dealing with the various security challenges in South Asia is by being forthright in identifying them correctly and then adopting appropriate policy responses. Little good can come from denying reality in preference to more convenient narratives that hold India and Pakistan equally responsible for the dangerous situation that obtains in the region.”

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