The postmodern left and the success of neoliberalism

Article originally posted on libcom by Scott Jay, on Jan 05. 2016. Editorial note: One more important article, from the beginning of this year, after all illusions of “left government” in Greece were dissolved, in context of the austerity measures, reformism, memorandum, referendum, economy,liberties and involvement of intellectuals of the left in real-politics and its … Read more

How did Situationism Influence Art History?

I am reposting this article/originaly posted in WideWalls by Andrey V. It is rare for an art movement to be completely original. The go forward meanings of avant-garde do not mean that its movements are a tabula rasa and this is certainly true for Situationism. Spurred by many previous concepts, this artistic and political movement … Read more

A ‘Connected Sociologies’ Approach to Global Sociology

*This is reblogged from the International Sociological Association, written by Gurminder K. Bhambra, originally published 9/21/2015. Bhambra is influenced by decoloniality theory, which Felipe Ziotti Narita mentions in his recent post on critical theory in Latin America. Similar to in Narita’s post, Bhambra wrestles here with the question of how to frame “modernity” in a … Read more

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