Uranium

Uranium

  This month my new book, Uranium, was published by Polity Press, Cambridge, in their Series: Resources. Purchase from Polity :: Amazon :: The Book Depository :: Readings ‘A refreshing and highly readable analysis that takes a broad historic look at the discovery and exploitation of uranium and the moral, political and strategic questions to which its […]

Nuclear Politics: Beyond Positivism

Nuclear Politics: Beyond Positivism

Critical Studies on Security, Vol. 4 No. 1, 2016 What is it possible to say, or think, about nuclear weapons today? The answer will depend less on what you know than on who you are: on where you are situated, and on what the background rules of memory, discourse and research that shape your community’s […]

Bug Splats and other metaphors

Originally posted on Installing (Social) Order:
A recent art installation is trying to disrupt the dehumanizing effects of drone technology and the metaphor of the “bugsplat” when talking about the “targets” of drone strikes. The images can be found at http://notabugsplat.com/ The installation is a huge picture of child that the drone operator can see and is…