Ai Weiwei’s rhizomatic four gallery show (NYC, Fall 2016) may be the perfect opportunity to revisit the post-colonial argument brought to light by Thomas McEvilley’s review of MoMA’s 1984 exhibition “Primitivism” in 20th Century Art. The essence of McEvilley’s inquiry being: By placing an Other in the cannon of contemporary art are
“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)