Posted in December 2012

KRAXFACTS: Who are the Palestinians? – Introduction

KRAXFACTS: Who are the Palestinians? – Introduction

Written by: Michael Kravshik. Who are the Palestinians? A simple question with an extremely complicated, nuanced, and controversial answer. This post is the introduction to a series of posts that will try to answer this question in the simplest way possible. Due to the controversial nature of the topic and the plethora of horribly biased … Continue reading

Jean Baudrillard: Reality, Hyperreality, and Asymmetry

Jean Baudrillard: Reality, Hyperreality, and Asymmetry

Written by: Joshua Lax. How can post-modern theory be brought into the discussion of International Relations?  I will begin by discussing Jean Baudrillard and his notions of reality, hyperreality, and asymmetry.  In later posts I will discuss the works of other post-modern theorists such as Francois Lyotard and his notion of the meta-narrative, Richard Rorty … Continue reading