Our Psychosocial Thinking group met for the third time on 9 November, the traumatic day that Trump’s US election victory was announced. This post is an attempt to capture and make sense of the wide-ranging conversation we had as we attempted to come to terms with it and to start developing a psychosocial response to … More On Trump’s election: collective reflections 9.11.2016
A response to Alain Badiou, by Lynne Segal Alain Badiou writes: “Everybody knows that monstrous inequalities cannot be a solution of the historical destiny of human beings — everybody knows that”. Badiou with a grip on the problem, even though sadly not ‘Everybody agrees’. And for me, unconvincing in his entirely unspecific account of how … More What everybody knows
Last week we held the second meeting of contributors to this blog. Here is a brief summary of our discussion: We were a smaller group than at our last meeting and we began by talking about how we were not meeting with the same sense of urgency this time. We reflected on how the intensity … More A new normal? Some collective reflections 21.09.16.
What is the psychosocial?