About Us

The New Observer is an online magazine concerned chiefly with the work of Ivan Illich and Michel Foucault. We publish articles and video documentary pieces concerned with social criticism and awareness in these traditions. The especial focus is to publish contemporary analyses of social institutions and discourses using the methods of Foucault. And to publish social criticism which uses the prism of the model of manipulative v. convivial institutions proposed by Illich.

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