Philip K Dick

‘The basic tool for the manipulation of reality is the manipulation of words. If you can control the meaning of words, you can control the people who must use the words.’ Philip K Dick

April 3, 2009 · 1 min read

‘The basic tool for the manipulation of reality is the manipulation of words. If you can control the meaning of words, you can control the people who must use the words.’ Philip K Dick


A history of the Marxists Internet Archive

The Marxists Internet Archive, an online home for radical history, has a fascinating history of its own, writes Jack Archie Stewart

Simon Hedges: Village Idiot

'Sensible' columnist Simon Hedges offers readers a modern day fable from his home village of Greatly-cum-Nutting

A short, sordid history of brands and warfare

Burger King's foray into recent conflict in Azerbaijan is part of a historical trend of corporations weighing in – and benefitting from – conflict, writes Tommy Hodgson


A section of the exhibition showing an arrangement of monochrome portraits

Review – War Inna Babylon at the ICA

Tara Okeke explores a timely exhibition which offers a compelling history of Black life in Britain through the lens of people, place and struggle

Beyond the Elections Bill: The battle against voter suppression

As the Elections Bill 2021 passes through Parliament, Mayowa Ayodele sees voter suppression as a Conservative goal while Lara Parizotto argues for radical pro-democracy reform

Challenging the myths of empire: An interview with Priyamvada Gopal

The professor of postcolonial studies at the University of Cambridge talks to K Biswas about Britain's sentimental attachment to its imperial past, via selective amnesia and deliberate obfuscation

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