“I don’t care if you recycle”: Why we need to rethink environmental responsibilities.

by Emilia Hermelin Introduction Earlier in 2019, climate activist Mary Annaïse Heglar wrote an article in which she stated; “I don’t care if you recycle” (Heglar, 2019). Heglar explains how she, due to being active within the environmental movement, often listen to people ‘confessing’ their environmental ‘sins’ to her – how they still buy productsContinue reading ““I don’t care if you recycle”: Why we need to rethink environmental responsibilities.”

Thinking with Rancière: the dissensual politics of Extinction Rebellion

By Alex Scott This short piece centres on themes explored in a current research project which explores to what extent the Extinction Rebellion social movement can be conceived as what Jacques Rancière calls an ‘properly political moment’. The blog post will briefly summarise some of Rancière’s key ideas before considering how useful a Rancièrian framingContinue reading “Thinking with Rancière: the dissensual politics of Extinction Rebellion”

Former student Flo Lines launches new podcast

Former MSc student Flo Llines tells us about the new podcast, Tales in the Anthropocene,that she has recently launched. This podcast is the culmination of a masters year spent thinking and reading about people in a time some call “the Anthropocene”. “Anthropo” refers to us, humans, and cene meaning “new”. The Anthropocene indicates the indelible mark that humansContinue reading “Former student Flo Lines launches new podcast”