To promote public discourse and further the mission of the NP collective of engaging intellectuals and the wider public we are proud to announce the launch of our Free Newspaper Supplement. To read it on-line please click on the cover image above. The print copy can be picked up at cultural centers in the UK and selected locations elsewhere.
Naked Punch 11 features an extensive dossier examining the Ontology of Art and Poetry. Simon Critchley discusses the role of the poetry by looking at the work of Fernando Pessoa, and Hilary Lawson asks, 'What is the poetic strategy capable of delivering?' Also in the issue is the second part of our Dossier on Global Economic Imaginaries, featuring essays by Daniel Hjorth, Chris Steyaert and Ronen Palan.
Naked Punch 12 features several in-depth Dossiers on: the Greek Riots of 2008 with analysis by Costas Douzinas, Hara Kouki and Antonis Vradis; the Global Financial Crisis with articles by Anastasia Nesvetailova and Phillip Cerny; and Russian Poetry from the sixties to the end of the Soviet Era. Also, there is an interview with the radical historian Howard Zinn; a Graphic Novel by Sarnath Banerjee entitled, Single Malt Single Woman, Photography by Rasha Kahil and editorials on Violence by Oscar Guardiola-Rivera and on Israeli Politics by John Chalcraft. This issue is the first to use the new handy format and sells for only 1 Pound Sterling..