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Donald Trump, Hannah Arendt – Debating The Wall  [Fictive Questions, Real Answers]
1 day ago

Donald Trump, Hannah Arendt – Debating The Wall [Fictive Questions, Real Answers]

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What a pleasure to have both of you with us tonight, Ms. Arendt, Mr. Trump! We’re discussing your controversial wall bill tonight, Mr. President, and our audience has paired you …
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States of Emergence
1 week ago

States of Emergence

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What is a “state of emergency”? Etymologically, “state” derives from the Latin word “status”, which refers to a “matter of standing”, a condition. “Emergency”, from “emergere”, to “arise, bring to …
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Nomadic // Proletarians
2 weeks ago

Nomadic // Proletarians

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In some Leftist circles, the exploding growth of homeless refugees gave rise to the notion of “nomadic proletariat.” The basic idea is that, in today’s global world, the main antagonism …
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Sex after Chernobyl
3 weeks ago

Sex after Chernobyl

As every disaster nerd knows well, a large part of the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone is now an ecological reserve. While small animals like birds, voles, and insects show a general …
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On Neoliberalism
4 weeks ago

On Neoliberalism

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Neoliberalism is an eminently contentious term. Interestingly, most characterizations of what it happens to be have come from self-described opponents of neoliberal ideology. Many of alleged neoliberals-from F.A Hayek to …
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U.S.A.: THE REPUBLIC OF FEAR
1 month ago

U.S.A.: THE REPUBLIC OF FEAR

The country that Franklin Delano Roosevelt admonished not to succumb to fear and John F. Kennedy challenged to put humans on the moon within a decade, the most powerful country …
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Why Secondary Contradictions Matter: A Maoist View
1 month ago

Why Secondary Contradictions Matter: A Maoist View

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Already a quick glance at our imbroglio makes it clear that we are caught up in multiple social struggles: the tension between the liberal establishment and new populism, the ecological …
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Bolsonaro in Brazil: What Takes the Place of Meaning Today?
2 months ago

Bolsonaro in Brazil: What Takes the Place of Meaning Today?

Recent Brazilian elections staged anew for the world the spectacle of the deflation of meaning. Meaning deflates by means of a very quick circulation of meanings, rendered possible by social …
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Siri’s Decision
2 months ago

Siri’s Decision

In Leviathan, Thomas Hobbes defined the State as an “automaton.” When we organize society politically, that means putting into motion a series of processes, mechanisms and procedures that constitute the …
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Diversity and the Weaponization of Identity Politics
2 months ago

Diversity and the Weaponization of Identity Politics

Despite its success in the midterm elections, the Democratic Party continues to be divided, with one faction seeming to focus on the economic plight of working families and the other …
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