August 4, 2021

“I Abject” – Julia Kristeva And The Colonial Gaze (Alyssa Putzer)

We have all built up walls, established boundaries, “Do Not Merge” lanes, rules and regulations that we set our lives up according to. We do this because the aspects of life that disrupt social order, that remind us of the horrors that exist beyond ourselves, are too much. Some of these walls, boundaries, rules, and […]

“Include Me Out” – Abjection And the Post-Politics Of Progressive Neoliberal Hegemony, Part 2 (Jared Lacy)

The following is the second of a two-part series. Ultimately, Donald Trump won out in the 2016 presidential election, running on a platform of reactionary populism, as opposed to Bernie Sanders’s progressive populism and Hilary Clinton’s run-of-the-mill progressive neoliberalism.  As Fraser points out, however, once in office Trump “activated the old bait and switch, abandoning […]

On Enduring Borders And The Erasure Of Indigeneity, Part 1 (Roger Green)

In this, my first article written specifically for The New Polis, I want to focus on the theme of endurance, particularly as it relates to notions of Indigeneity that I will argue are necessary to the theoretical space of this journal and online platform.  This will be the first of several posts regarding the subject. […]