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“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
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
As we march on to the end of the year, and for many of us the close of a semester, I wanted to raise awareness of a site that has a repository of intellectual resources that is sure to tingle the cockles of your heart. Hosted by Simon Gros, a
Felipe Ziotti Narita São Paulo State University (Unesp) – SP, Brazil The quest for modernity in Latin American thought became a prominent issue with political independence from colonial order early in the nineteenth century and the constitution of national societies in the region from the 1830s and the 1840s onwards.
*Reblogged from Kurdish Solidarity Network, 11/10/2016. Today, in the 21st century, we live in a world where exploitation, oppression and basic human rights violations are at an increase and are being legitimized. As a result of capitalism, within political, economic and social life all kinds of inequality and injustices are
Source: Notes and commentary on Karl Polanyi’s The Great Transformation (Part 1)
Because I want one, and I have a hunch that others feel similarly. In other words, I see a need for one. I will not pretend that I have worked my reasons for this out to some set of ultimate justifications. If I did, I think it would be dishonest
This article is reposted from El Libertario.* From the El Libertario website: “This article was originally published in El Libertario #58, March-April 2010. Although originally based on the actual experiences of Venezuela’s social struggles, it deals with situations and facts of interest to activists anywhere.” For some time now the
This interview, conducted by Mutlu Civiroglu, is reposted from The Rojava Report,* October 6, 2016. What follows in an interview with Aldar Xelil, a member of the executive committee of TEV-DEM, on the current situation in Rojava and its relations with the United States. The interview was conducted by Mutlu Civiroglu
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