So Fake

So Fake

I was at a nightclub (an old repurposed pharmaceutical factory) with a friend in Zagreb, when I met two girls sitting on a dilapidated couch outside the dancehall on the bottom floor of the complex (or the top – as the night progressed the two became almost...
A war of ideals

A war of ideals

The West is suddenly infused with self doubt From under the floorboards of Fortress Modernity the West’s moral foundations are slowly crumbling. Contrary to its mantra, not all progress is good progress. Now the international community has taken notice. Disillusioned...
Great again?

Great again?

At the height of the post 9/11 surge of patriotism, it wasn’t just a few wayward neocons like Rumsfeld, Cheney and Wolfowitz who were willing to accept torture as a way of gaining intelligence from “enemy combatants,” a terrible mood of let’s-take-the-gloves-off...
The Empire Strikes Back

The Empire Strikes Back

it’s the second coming of the second son We are staring into the face of another Bush administration, and in its shadows, poised for resurrection, lurk the familiar architects of the Iraq war and an entire decade of political incompetence. Of the 21 foreign...
Sayyid Qutb

Sayyid Qutb

America’s nemesis. [cherry_banner image=”5879″ title=”Adbusters #116″ url=”http://subscribe.adbusters.org/collections/back-issues/products/ab116″ template=”issue.tmpl”]#NOFUTURE[/cherry_banner] Qutb, who is often cited...