An essay on the forms of structural violence in the Home Office’s immigration policy to create a ‘hostile environment’ towards migrants through the co-opting of private actors into the repressive state apparatus and the overlap of consent and coercion through which the state diminishes their life chances.
There was a rather amusing story that made ripples across social media of a robot that allegedly ‘drowned itself’. Obviously, the comparisons to Marvin the Paranoid Android were uncanny. So why did Steve the K5 Security Robot kill himself? Why is Marvin the Paranoid Android always depressed?