Tortured data

In an earlier post I wrote about the recent settlement of the¬†Salim v Mitchell¬†lawsuit. It was brought by the ACLU against the architects of the CIA’s torture program under the Bush administration and is the first lawsuit of its kind to make it to discovery. This is highly significant because, in addition to the deposition […]

Ethnographies of U.S. Empire

A huge and hugely exciting collection of essays is coming out from Duke Press in August 2018 edited by Carole McGranahan and John Collins – Ethnographies of U.S. Empire. A precis and contents list can be found on Carole’s website: This volume engages contemporary U.S. empire from an ethnographic perspective. This means that we hope […]