Tag Archives: ISIL

Scripting Acts of Violence: Intersectionality and the Orlando Shooting

  By Philip L. Tite At 2 a.m. this past Sunday morning in the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida gunshots were heard by patrons. The nightmare that they experienced did not end until 5 a.m. when police killed Omar Mateen, … Continue reading

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Charlie Hebdo, “Free Speech,” and Critique

by Matt Sheedy It should go without saying that the massacre of journalists and police officers in Paris this past Wednesday is abhorrent, that the perpetrators should be brought to justice, and that measures should be taken to reduce the … Continue reading

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God and the State: How Bombing IS(IS/IL) Gets Justified (Biblically)

by James Crossley * This post originally appeared on the author’s blog, Harnessing Chaos: History, Politics and Critical Biblical Studies. An old anarchist critique of the state and its institutions is that its power depends on the idea of God … Continue reading

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