"Pansy" EP Pre-Release to benefit the Transgender Law Center, and Action For Trans Health

Today, bandcamp is donating all of their profits to the Transgender Law Center in the US. To maximize the impact, I’m doing a 24 hour release of an A Side / B Side single from my new EP “Pansy” for £1. 15% of the money … Continue reading"Pansy" EP Pre-Release to benefit the Transgender Law Center, and Action For Trans Health

Queer people gathering in public is still a brave political act: the Orlando Pulse nightclub shooting

[Image description: fairly ugly, high contrast photo of wildflowers at nighttime] CN: death, violence, blood The mass murder at Pulse nightclub in Orlando is not “tragic” or apolitical, it was state-enabled domestic terrorism targeting Latinx queers. Last night at Pulse was a Latin night with … Continue readingQueer people gathering in public is still a brave political act: the Orlando Pulse nightclub shootingContinue readingQueer people gathering in public is still a brave political act: the Orlando Pulse nightclub shooting

The Koreas, Bastion of Cold War Realism

In which I reluctantly defend neorealism as a grand theory applicable to the security situation in North East Asia: Rather than asserting that realism or its offshoots are the ultimate International Relations grand theories, I suggest that neorealism remains a crucial aspect of IR security … Continue readingThe Koreas, Bastion of Cold War Realism

White Terrorism and the AME Church Shooting in Charleston, SC

Some thoughts in reaction to the shooting on June 17, and the media reaction: Distressingly, the gun violence doesn’t come as a surprise in America; neither does the racist media coverage of the attack. Black victims of crime are often painted as “thugs” who invited … Continue readingWhite Terrorism and the AME Church Shooting in Charleston, SC

Tongsin | 통신 no. 4: War Games and the Sewol Sinking

Morgan Potts’ regular feature on Sino-NK enters its fourth edition. The latest Tongsin for March–May 2014 examines the DPRK response to US-ROK war games and the Sewol disaster, in which the North attempts to illustrate a united Sino-DPRK perspective that is both anti-American and anti-South Korean. … Continue readingTongsin | 통신 no. 4: War Games and the Sewol Sinking