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«Ο Βασιλιάς είναι γυμνός!»: λόγος και λογοκρισία σήμερα   γράφει η Δρ Βασιλική Παπαγεωργίου Εθνολόγος- Κοιν. Ανθρωπολόγος πηγή εικόνας: https://gr.pinterest.com/pin/535154368193325024/?lp=true   Περιστατικά λογοκρισίας εκφράζουν αμφισβητούμενες όψεις του κοινωνικού μας κόσμου, και –κάτι που δεν είναι εμφανώς αναγνωρισμένο – τον αγώνα γύρω από το δικαίωμα στο λόγο, στην εγκυρότητα του περιεχομένου
*Image via Wikimedia Commons Felipe Ziotti Narita São Paulo State University (Unesp) – SP, Brazil In an insightful essay published in the late 1960s, Marcuse (1969, 27) argues that the concept of revolution in Marxian theory encompasses a double movement: if the concept is deeply interwoven with the historical horizon
*The following article by Kevin Surin is reposted from counterpunch, 2/7/17, photo by Karl-Ludwig Poggemann. *     *     *     *     *     *     * There has been much said in the media about Donald Trump’s “populism”, alleged by some to
Click here to be taken to a link for a full audio recording (1 hour) of the the May 14, 2018 opening plenary of the conference 2nd Seminar in Interdisciplinary Studies on Human Rights, Education and Dignity, coordinated by Dr. Maria Madalena Gracioli (University of Coimbra / São Paulo State University),
Slavoj Žižek has finally revealed his cards. Up to this point Žižek has given out various hints in talks and essays—which float in the digital ether like mushroom spore—that what must be theorized is not the exalted moment of revolt but what is to happen the day after. He has
Reposted from RPA Mag, a publication of the radical philosophy association, 7/20/2018. One of my instructors in college, soon after the end of World War II, insisted that if the US government had wanted to establish concentration camps, it would not have had difficulties finding guards. In every nation, he
Der folgende Artikel von mir wurde zuvor in “Tsveyfl – dissensorientierte Zeitschrift” Nr. 1, 2017 veröffentlicht. ————————————————– “Wir treten ein für eine Flüchtlingspolitik, die menschenrechtliche Grundsätze ernst nimmt. Dazu bieten uns die anstehenden Wahlen keine Möglichkeit. Denn alle Parteien in Baden-Württemberg waren zuletzt Teil einer ganz großen Koalition, die massive
 Editorial note: My post is inspired with Jeremiah Morelock post. –It is good example of activist writing.–Very important article for reading and for continuation of dialogue about protests and do they work? Originally published by It’s Going Down on July 9, 2015 and April 19, 2016 author: unknown In the
*This interview is reblogged from Zeit Online, originally published 7/12/2016. The players resign Core Europe to the rescue: a conversation with Jürgen Habermas about Brexit and the EU crisis. Interview: Thomas Assheuer DIE ZEIT: Mr Habermas, did you ever think Brexit would be possible? What did you feel when you
“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
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