Author: Alana Lentin

The Lure of Frozen Racism – The Occupied Times

My thanks to Michael Richmond of The Occupied Times of London for publishing this short comment on frozen racism, the European abuse of Holocaust memorialisation and the denial of coloniality in the current ‘crisisification’ of the arrival of refugees in Europe. The whole issue is on…

Not Your Holocaust, Michael Pezzullo

On March 8 2016, Michael Pezzullo, Secretary of the Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection, was moved to issue a press release. He felt compelled to defend the actions of his department against criticisms of what he called a ‘contentious area of public policy and…

Open Letter on Peter Tatchell, Censorship, and Criticism

I am hosting this open letter on Peter Tatchell, Censorship, and Criticism written by concerned activists, writers and scholars. The letter has been signed by over 100 people. To add your signature, please email freespeechletter@gmail.com. Here is a link to a press release put out today,…

This is what race does

Since I wrote this post I have had much time to reflect on the critique of it made by Angela Mitropoulos on her website. It is no defence that I wrote the original blogpost in a hurry and that I failed to reference the three articles…