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The Faces of New Barbarism

The Faces of New Barbarism
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The Faces of New Barbarism

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In Moscow, authorities began to check the condition of bomb shelters at schools. No one showed the written document itself, but management reported that the order had been received to …
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Post-Fascism and the Islamic Republic of Iran
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Post-Fascism and the Islamic Republic of Iran

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Fascism has never been obsolete. It is omnipresent.[1] The specters of the 1930s have now been reawakened on multiple levels. Mindful of its revenant, Enzo Traverso in The New Faces …
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Reloading Laughter: Žižek and a Theory of Comedy
2 months ago

Reloading Laughter: Žižek and a Theory of Comedy

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Despite his reputation for telling jokes and the central role that humor plays in his philosophy, the Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Žižek does not have a theory of comedy. In his …
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Mother Earth and the Maternal Body
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Mother Earth and the Maternal Body

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The personification of nature as a maternal figure has a long history, spanning many different cultural belief systems: within Greek mythology, she is Mother Gaia; in Inca belief, Pachamama; and, …
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The Cult of Cedric Robinson’s Black Marxism: A Proletarian Critique
2 months ago

The Cult of Cedric Robinson’s Black Marxism: A Proletarian Critique

It has been over four decades since Cedric Robinson published his widely-acclaimed study, Black Marxism.[1] In recent years the work has enjoyed a celebratory renaissance.  It has become increasingly influential …
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