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Two Versions of Politics: Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Two Versions of Politics: Between a Rock and a Hard Place
4 months ago

Two Versions of Politics: Between a Rock and a Hard Place

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My first experience of homophobia was in Denmark. I’d visited a bar and met someone. He and I were walking the mostly deserted streets of Copenhagen’s gay neighborhood late at …
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Slavoj Žižek, Emergency Capitalism, and the Capitulation of the Left
4 months ago

Slavoj Žižek, Emergency Capitalism, and the Capitulation of the Left

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As an admirer of Žižek’s work, I found his viral responses to Covid-19 (books, short texts, interviews) rather disappointing, and in many ways representative of the Left’s capitulation to the …
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Vaccine Guilt and Moral Emotions
4 months ago

Vaccine Guilt and Moral Emotions

Since COVID-19 vaccination began in the United States at the end of 2020 with healthcare workers and other high-risk professionals and medically vulnerable individuals, we have been hearing about “vaccine …
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Class Struggle Against Classism
4 months ago

Class Struggle Against Classism

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In the ceremony of Biden’s inauguration, there was a lone figure who stole the show by just sitting there, sticking out as an element of discord disturbing the spectacle of …
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The Knowable Unknown: “Dark Philosophy” and Fiction
5 months ago

The Knowable Unknown: “Dark Philosophy” and Fiction

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In the afterword to the 2020 reprinting of Kathe Koja’s seminal novel from 1991, The Cipher, Maryse Meijer writes: “Unlike many horror stories, in which protagonists stumble on some terrible …
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