The weaponized anxieties of the racially illiterate

I was invited by Max Haiven to speak to him and Aris Komporozos-Athanasiou on the podcast they host, The Order of Unmanageable Risks, an occasional research podcast about the crisis of anxiety in our society today and its links to the system of capitalism presented by the Common Anxieties Research Project.…

Coronavirus is the ultimate demonstration of the real-world impact of racism

I have published an article in The Guardian in which I discuss the ways in which the media’s treatment of racism as a topic for debate has allowed eugenics in through the back door as just another talking point on the ‘marketplace of ideas’. Unfortunately, the…

The Dangers of Refusing to See Race: ‘Not Racism’ in the times of Covid-19

In this video, I discuss how decades of refusing to have a serious public discussion about race, grounded in the lived-experience of people targeted by the operations of racial rule, and instead turning racism into a matter of debate, has dangerous implications for racism in the…

Why Race Still Matters endorsed by decolonial activist, Houria Bouteldja

Houria Bouteldja, the spokesperson for the Parti des indigenes de la Republique, whose work has long been influential for me, and whose texts on the political instrumentalisation of antisemitism in France inform my thinking in Chapter 4 of Why Race Still Matters, wrote an endorsement of the book:…