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This post is part of my ongoing blogging project called “Critical Theory Down to Earth.” In these posts I provide summaries of and brief reflections on writings throughout the wider critical theory landscape. Nietzsche begins the essay on a misanthropic note. He rails against the arrogance of humanity in thinking so
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*The full text of the article is available on the website of its author Raewyn Connell. * * * * * Masculinities To speak of masculinities is to speak about gender relations.  Masculinities are not equivalent to men; they concern the position of men in a gender order.  They can
Dandelion Salad With Ralph Nader talkingsticktv on Nov 3, 2016 Talk by Ralph Nader author of “Breaking Through Power: It’s Easier Than We Think” recorded October 21, 2016 at Town … Source: Ralph Nader: The Biggest Divide And Rule Tactic Is The Constant Drumbeat That We Are Highly Polarized
Marx, Weber and Durkheim are often accredited with being a kind of triadic foundation to classical sociological theory. All three of them dealt with issues pertaining to the historical development of capitalism and the rise of modernity. In this way, sociology was from its inception a discipline oriented toward theorizing
*This is reblogged from Vox.com. It is by German Lopez, originally posted 11/15/16. The challenge for anti-racists looking for solutions in Trump’s America. In 2016, researchers stumbled on a radical tactic for reducing another person’s bigotry: a frank, brief conversation. The study, authored by David Broockman at Stanford University and
Right-wing populism is surging on both sides of the Atlantic – here’s why Ruth Wodak, Lancaster University On both sides of the Atlantic, right-wing populist parties are enjoying another moment in the sun. In Europe, the Austrian Freedom Party (FPÖ) recently doubled its vote in a state election. Fellow travellers
*This article is written by Luke Lindsley. It is reposted from his blog at lukelindsley.com, originally posted there on November 9, 2016. Photo via Andrew Kelly Last night was a spectacle to see unravel. Flipping through channel to channel, I watched as the mainstream media imploded attempting to reconcile their polling
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