Eli S. Evans

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By What Measure?

By What Measure?

On Catalonia and the referendum

To suggest that the issue with the referendum specifically, and the Catalan government’s pursuit of independence from Spain more generally, is that it is not legal under Spanish law presumes that under Spanish law there exists some legal and democratic path to independence. But the Spanish constitution makes no such provisions for secession.

Enter Trump

Enter Trump

The event of Trump’s election looked like it was already being absorbed into the banality of the post-material marketplace.

I’m afraid that if I say the wrong thing there might be a knock at my door in the middle of the night, and on the other side of it someone who won’t wait for me to say “come in.”

A Liquid State

A Liquid State

In Memory of Alexis Arquette

The always deferential Huffington Post noted at the end of its article on Alexis Arquette’s death that it had “reached out to a representative for Alexis for further clarification on how the actor identified at the time of death.”