Anthropology roundup: A manifesto: “Foundations of an Anarchist Archaeology”

Foundations of an Anarchist Archaeology: A Community Manifesto  Savage Minds: Notes and Queries in Anthropology This entry is part 18 of 18 in the Decolonizing Anthropology series. By The Black Trowel Collective An anarchist archaeology embraces considerations of social inequity as a critique of authoritarian forms of power and as a rubric for enabling egalitarian and … Read more

Anthropology roundup: “Paleolithic Ax Debunks Colonial Myth”

Paleolithic Ax Debunks Colonial Myth SAPIENS by Jacqueline Matthews and Martin Porr Earlier this year, a team of Australian researchers led by Peter Hiscock from the University of Sydney published new findings about a fragment of a ground-edge ax—which might have been similar to the hafted ax shown here—that had been discovered in the Kimberly region … Read more

Turkey second at government requests from Facebook… Arbitrary justice: “3 Different Case Procedures For “Hitler-Seeming” Erdoğan Banner

Redhack members acquitted in terror case An Ankara criminal court ruled on March 15 for the acquittal of ten Redhack members charged with supporting left-separatist terror organizations. 3 Different Case Procedures For “Hitler-Seeming” Erdoğan Banner  Bianet :: English A banner depicting Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in a Hitler-like mustache resulted in 3 insult cases across Turkey with different … Read more

Turkey’s lira record low… “Bureaucrats in rush to run for AKP in election…

  Turkey’s lira drops to record low after US jobs data The currency has hit record lows for weeks as government officials make repeated calls for the Central Bank to cut Turkish interest rates Turkey is Ranked #23 in SwissLeaks Bianet :: English According to the latest leaks that reveled HSBC’s data in Switzerland, Turkey is ranked … Read more

Eurosphere agenda: “CIA torture: Europe also implicated…

MAIN FOCUS: CIA torture: Europe also implicated | 11/12/2014  euro|topics The Senator’s report on the CIA’s interrogation tactics could also make waves in Europe. It contains evidence that Poland, Lithuania and Romania allowed the US agency to set up secret prisons on their territory. Some journalists call for rigorous investigations. Others believe these countries cannot be … Read more

Eurosphere agenda: Funeral of Tuğçe Albayrak … Viktor Orban of Hungary…

Viktor Orban and the rise of the populist right…right? open Democracy News Analysis – by Joseph Larsen Viktor Orban, like European populists in general, is neither of the right nor the left. He is a child of both. Demotix/Mark Kerrison. All rights reserved. German video reveals fatal attack  BBC News | Europe | World Edition A German … Read more