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The CIA Reads French Theory: On the Intellectual Labor of Dismantling the Cultural Left

The CIA Reads French Theory:  On the Intellectual Labor of Dismantling the Cultural Left
11 months ago

The CIA Reads French Theory: On the Intellectual Labor of Dismantling the Cultural Left

It is often presumed that intellectuals have little or no political power. Perched in a privileged ivory tower, disconnected from the real world, embroiled in meaningless academic debates over specialized …
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La La Land: A Leninist Reading
11 months ago

La La Land: A Leninist Reading

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Among the PC reproaches to Damien Chazelle’s La La Land, the one that stands out for its sheer stupidity was that there are no gay couples in the film which …
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Market, Debt, New Fundamentalisms
11 months ago

Market, Debt, New Fundamentalisms

Capitalist economy has always aimed to establish an intimate connection with individual lives, a relationship that used to be based on the exploitation of specific skills in the form of …
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American History in the Age of Trump
12 months ago

American History in the Age of Trump

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The French philosopher Simone Weil once wrote a bit cryptically that “[w]ithout history there can be no sense of patriotism. We have only to look at the United States to …
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