Unrest Magazine – Issue Five – November 2011
By: Unrest Editorial Cell November 1, 2011
Greetings Unrest readers worldwide.
Welcome to the fifth issue of Unrest Magazine. Issue Five kicks off with a timely piece by Solon J. Simmons analyzing current American political discourse and asserting the pressing need for a bad cop figure to emerge in American Left politics. Jay Filipi interrogates our disappearing humanity as a result of drone warfare. Caitlin Currie Turner explores the role of Twitter during times of social unrest. Elizabeth Degi examines SlutWalk Toronto as a response to gender violence and in the context of victim- versus aggressor- centric language. In Right Hemisphere, we feature two photo essays. Tom Richardson travels to the contested border between Cambodia and Thailand, while Dani Lagartofernandez presents a powerful photo-essay giving voice to women activists confronting violence in Colombia. This issue also contains an interview with Dance 4 Peace founder Sara Potler. Additional articles in our Banter section from Otto F. von Feigenblatt on development and Latin America’s relationship to China, Sara Rose-Jensen on Franz Fanon, and Dominique Vidale-plaza on conflict driven sexual violence. A pdf version of Issue Five will be available soon.
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Michael D. English on behalf of the Unrest Editorial Cell
Unrest Magazine – Issue Five – Table of Contents
Solon J. Simmons – The Lesson of the Bad Cop in Two Party Democracies
Jay Filipi – Invisible Pilots at the Center of a Storm
Elizabeth Degi – Take a Walk on the Slutty Side: A sociological take on SlutWalk
Caitlin (Currie) Turner – Twitter: A Magnifier of Intent
Derek Sweetman – Revolutionary Insight
Tom Richardson – Postcards from the Frontline
Dani Lagartofernandez – 25: In the beginning was the word. Colombia.
Guest Contribution – Interview with Dance 4 Peace CEO Sara Potler
Otto F. von Feigenblatt – The Fish or the Fishing Rod: Latin America’s Opportunity to move up the Value Chain
Sarah Rose-Jensen – Fanon and Violence
Dominique Vidale-plaza – Confronting Conflict-Driven Sexual Violence