Tag: Manus Island

Thinking blackly beyond bio politics and bare life

Alexander Weheliye’s 2014 book, Habeas Viscus is a vital critique of two dominant accounts of the limits and contours of humanity: Michel Foucault’s biopolitics and Giorgio Agamben’s bare life. But beyond providing us with a much needed problematisation of these two theories, what they omit, and the Eurocentrisms…

Divestment protestors occupy Australian Council of Superannuation Investors Conference

Reposting news of this very important action by Divest from Detention activists: Text of pamphlet distributed at meeting of Australian Council of Superannuation investors annual conference, Melbourne, 10th May 2016. This morning, 10th May 2016, the Divest from Detention network has targeted the annual conference of…