Herbert Marcuse and the New Culture Wars: Campus Codes, Hate Speech, and the Critique of Pure Tolerance

“The contemporary movement that seeks to restrict liberty on campus arose specifically in the provocative work of the late Marxist political and social philosopher Herbert Marcuse . . .”  ―Alan Charles Kors and Harvey A. Silverglate In recent years highly publicized educational commentators, like David Horowitz (2006a, 2006b, 2000), and Alan Charles Kors and Harvey … Read more

Building the Theory and Practice for an Alternate World System

This appeared in the Heathwood Journal of Critical Theory Vol. 1. Issue 2  earlier this year. The power of our forces must be mobilized. The Commonwealth Counter-Offensive Charles Reitz   A group of radical scholar/activists with whom I have been working has attempted to assess our contemporary political-economic conditions in a tentative and provisional manner … Read more

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