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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
*The following is an extracted section taken from a document called “To Our Friends,” written by The Invisible Committe, published in 2014. I have posted it here to supplement yesterday’s post by Aleksandra Veljkovic that takes a close look at the question of the efficacy of rioting. The article promotes
*The following article by Tim Keane is reposted from Hyperallergic. Around 1925, the Passage de l’Opéra in Paris, a glass-roofed structure housing shops, known as magasin de nouveautés, was slated for demolition. This particular arcade contained a bathhouse, itinerant lodgings, a brothel or two, small restaurants, and Café Certa, a gathering spot
The following post by Toni Bologna is reblogged from tonibologna.com.  * * * * * * * Now that it’s no longer “International Women’s Day,” I notice that no one is thanking me for having a vagina. Where are all my Facebook shout outs for housing a womb to house
*This is reblogged from The Utopian, originally posted on 6/27/2012. By Theodor Adorno and Max Horkheimer. “We cannot call for the defence of the Western world.” In 1956, Theodor Adorno and Max Horkheimer sat down to write an updated version of the Communist Manifesto. These are previously unpublished notes from
The following is from Bad Words. The Muslim ban is in effect. The info shock-troops are attacking journalists daily. There are open calls for violence from major national institutions like the NRA. Hate crimes are spiking. Sorry. But: the resistance is losing. And it is losing badly. Forgive me. This
*The video of Calhoun’s 2017 lecture at La Trobe University was published by Thesis Eleven. Click here to watch.  
Was Marx an environmentalist? My overall position on this is skeptical ambivalence. To argue strongly that Marx himself was specifically concerned with nature in a way that is directly consonant with modern day environmental struggles and concerns is going too far. On the other hand, the assertion that Marx had
*This is reblogged from The Atlantic. It was written by MOISÉS NAÍM, originally posted 4/17/2014. How can so many demonstrations accomplish so little? Street protests are in. From Bangkok to Caracas, and Madrid to Moscow, these days not a week goes by without news that a massive crowd has amassed in
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