Peeter Selg (Tallinn): Toward a Semiotic Model of Democracy. Leonidas K. Cheliotis (QMUL): For a Freudo-Marxist Critique of Social Domination: Rediscovering Erich Fromm Through the Mirror of Pierre Bourdieu. Raymond Koen (Western Cape): In Defence of Pashukanism. The inaugural issue of Thinking Nature is out, including Paul Ennis (UCD): What did the Early Heidegger Think about Nature?; Tom Sparrow (Slippery Rock): Ecological Necessity; Ted Toadvine (Oregon): Six Myths of Interdisciplinarity; Timothy Morton (UC-Davis): Some Notes Towards a Philosophy of Non-Life; and Ross Wolfe (Chicago): Man and Nature. From the Journal of French and Francophone Philosophy, a special issue on Frantz Fanon's Wretched of the Earth, Fifty Years Later. From the International Journal of Zizek Studies, a special issue on Zizek and Badiou. Mentioning Foucault has become the verbal equivalent of the iconic image of Che Guevara; it’s meant to say: when the time comes, I don’t mind sticking it to The Man — until then, we’re doing just fine. From Metapsychology, a review of Jacques Ranciere: Key Concepts; and a review of Alain Badiou: Key Concepts by A. J. Bartlett and Justin Clemens. George J. Marlin on the anti-Church of Antonio Gramsci. History is what the present is made of: An interview with Matthew Frye Jacobson of Yale's Public Humanities program. A review of The Cambridge Introduction to Emmanuel Levinas by Michael L. Morgan. Toni Negri was professor at the University of Padua, until he was jailed, charged with being leader of Italy’s Red Brigades; he hasn’t lost his sense of humour. A review of Uwe Steiner's Walter Benjamin: An Introduction to His Work and Thought. Bad I.O.U.: John Clark on Badiou’s fidelity to the Event. An interview with David McNally, author of Monsters of the Market: Zombies, Vampires and Global Capitalism.

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