Thursday, August 14, 2014

Word on the street

Every so often this blog makes a futile attempt to enter the word Securocrat into the American news lexicon. Its perfect embodiment of how administration and internal security merge into an unquestioned aspect of every day lives is surely suited to events in Ferguson, Missouri. Of course as in the Northern Ireland context, we only get a good look at the full securocrat infrastructure in particular situations and at particular times.