Pierre-Joseph Proudhon

‘Laws: We know what they are, and what they are worth! They are spider webs for the rich and mighty, steel chains for the poor and weak, fishing nets in the hands of the government.’ Pierre-Joseph Proudhon

March 3, 2009 · 1 min read

‘Laws: We know what they are, and what they are worth! They are spider webs for the rich and mighty, steel chains for the poor and weak, fishing nets in the hands of the government.’ Pierre-Joseph Proudhon


Morality tales

From cowardly men to wayward wives, pre-modern superstitions transmitted social norms as well as scares, writes Eleanor Janega

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The global spectres of ‘Asian horror’

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Review – Falling Down: The Conservative Party and the Decline of Tory Britain by Phil Burton-Cartledge

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The driver of dispossession

Tina Ngata explains the social and legal legacies of a 15th-century Christian principle that paved the way for imperial violence in, and far beyond, New Zealand

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