Essay: Europe’s hard borders
Matthew Carr investigates the brutal border regimes of our ‘gated continent’ and suggests the possibility of a different politics of solidarity

Dark urban fantasies
Stephen Graham's Cities Under Siege: the new military urbanism (Verso), reviewed by Matthew Carr

Enlightened fundamentalism
Liberal and conservative Europe alike are guilty of a new 'xeno-racism' against Muslims, according to veteran anti-racism campaigner Liz Fekete. Review by Matt Carr