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Loitering Online: Conditions of Possibility

To claim the public then in arbitrary, messy and oppositional ways, whether on the streets or online is to challenge the neoliberal impulse which is located in the creation of order. To create place, to stake claim, thwarts the desires for the sanitised neoliberal city and is a politics.
A group of people standing in a line at Mumbai's Marine Drive

On Old Questions that Remain Important

While some of these questions seem old, they continue to be renewed in public debate on competing claims to public spaces. Ideas about public and private spaces also speak to the ways in which caste and class shape ideas about respectability, thus marking some places as ‘safe’ and others as ‘risky’.
Charlie Sheen on The Today Show. Cameraperson is filming him.

Charlie Sheen Put a Spotlight on HIV and Sex Workers. But Here’s What’s Missing From the Conversation.

In the wake of Charlie Sheen’s announcement that he was HIV-positive, there was talk of how it would affect the actor’s career and also news about the reactions of his exes. But after Sheen’s comments about how he was blackmailed by “unsavory and insipid types” (“I’m imagining prostitutes,” Matt Lauer clarified for viewers) over his…
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