outside George Bush’s ranch in Texas, reigniting the anti-warmovement in that country and bringing considerable embarrassment to the
Administration. These silent solicitations of justice made by those who are
weak, who have no power, constitute at the same time a force which knocks
persistently on the doors of the bastions of the strong, and which quietly lays
siege to sovereignty, confronting its hegemony in the name of something more
unconditional, more universal.
Democracy and globalisation
The notion of democracy to come – understood as an event and a messianicity
psychedelic drugs, the anti-warmovement, rock and roll, the alternative culture, and anything that was anti-authority. (Werbe, 1996: 1)
At one point, having a weekly circulation of over 15,000, the FE was an integral part of the increasingly confrontational political scene of the late 1960s and
early 1970s. Despite, or perhaps because of its high circulation, the paper struggled to maintain production. The sheer workload and the pressure on staff,
many of whom did not take a holiday from political work for years, was beginning to take its toll. Worse, the indications were
because of the party’s growing associations with
the anti-warmovement and cultural liberalism. In their eyes, the party
had become tied to ‘amnesty, abortion, and acid’. During
the same period, white evangelical Christians moved towards the GOP.
Supreme Court rulings establishing abortion rights and ending school
prayer in public schools, and the Democrats’ identification with
what appeared as an assault against long-established moral and religious
values led to a weakening of traditional political affiliations
by showing the coherence of an on-going mode of practice that synthesised
the infrastructural analysis of first generation Conceptual Art with a turn to
overt representation of political subject matter. This development reflects the
influence of Civil Rights, Black Power, the student movement, the anti-warmovement, second wave feminism, and the gay liberation movement. Central
in the American context, the multiple identity-based mobilisations that came
to be known as “identity politics” were further articulated in the 1970s. These
processes were reflected in
elsewhere. Hence his work within the anti-warmovement and consequent pacifism: no war, no refugee crisis in the Pale. Hence his ultimate anarchist turn: it was only natural for him to join a movement emphasizing solidarity with the oppressed, Jews included — especially given that his Zionism was itself inflected with anarchism and he held anarchism to be consistent with this ‘pure’ form of Zionism. Thus, while Zalkind passed through many ideological phases throughout his career and in this respect appeared to ‘dance at many weddings (Zalkind 1920q ),’ it turns out that
easily question whether forming a coalition with the Islamists was the
right decision. At the height of the anti-warmovement, a partnership
between Stop the War and the Muslim Association of Britain (MAB)
was founded. This was later joined by the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND). The decision to choose a religion-based organization
instead of drawing support from smaller secular organizations had a
serious adverse affect on the Bangladeshi community. Some community
activists argue that it helped the schism within the community, and the
, 1997), pp. 38–9.
19 F. Tuœman, Nationalism in Contemporary Europe (New York: Columbia University
Press, 1981), p. 121.
20 Tuœman, Nationalism in Contemporary Europe, p. 122.
21 B. Buden, ‘Culture and politics’, ARKzin, November 1997. ARKzin is an independent
magazine published in Zagreb by the anti-warmovement (ARK). I am grateful to Boris
Buden for forwarding copies of his work.
22 L. J. Cohen, Broken Bonds: Yugoslavia’s Disintegration and Balkan Politics in Transition
(Oxford: Westview, 2nd edition, 1995), p. 211.
which the limits of a state-centered perspective on politics, social,
economic, and ecological phenomena became striking, undeniable, and
accordingly “real” to people all over the world in
manifold ways. 2 From
international debt, oil prices, and food crises, to the transnational
anti-warmovement and the rise of the debate on “limits to
growth,” at the beginning of
bicycle manufacturers, was now decorated with numerous red banners and the tricoloured flag, while the track was garnished with Soviet
stars and the insignia for the Amsterdam-Pleyel anti-warmovement. The
main grandstand was encircled by a red tarpaulin ornamented with the
hammer and sickle. The centre of the field featured a practicable (temporary stage) and reserved areas on either side for the youth groups.60 The
visual logic of the stadium, and its decorations, thus helped place the
emphasis on ‘seeing’ the Party in its entirety all throughout the stadium.
Race relations, multiculturalism and integration, 1976 to the late 1990s
Papers, 1996–1998, meeting of 6 May 1998, ‘Swindon: Former Queenstown Infants School Site, Fleming Way’.
60 See Gilliat-Ray, Muslims in Britain , pp. 199–200.
61 See, for example, Richard Gale and Simon Naylor , ‘ Religion, planning and the city: the spatial politics of ethnic minority expression in British cities and towns ’, Ethnicities , 2 : 3 ( 2002 ), 387 – 409 ; and Gale, ‘The multicultural city and the politics of religious architecture’.
62 See Ansari, ‘The Infidel Within’ , pp. 353–4; and Timothy Peace , ‘ British Muslims and the anti-war