Social Change

*This is reblogged from It is by Murray Bookchin, originally published in 1969. When I first came across this in the 1990s, I have to admit it didn’t speak to me all that much. But now I’m finding it very timely. Much is different now, but much is evidently
This post is part of my ongoing blogging project called “Critical Theory Down to Earth.” In these posts I provide summaries of and brief reflections on writings throughout the wider critical theory landscape.  The 5th lecture goes further into the topic that Adorno addressed at the end of the 4th lecture:
*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
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
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  γράφει η Δρ Βασιλική Παπαγεωργίου Εθνολόγος- Κοινωνική Ανθρωπολόγος Malcolm X, Martin Luther King, Medgar Wiley Evers Τα επεισόδια στο Σάρλοτσβιλ της Βιρτζίνια, (Charlottesville, Virgnia), αρθρώνονται στην ακολουθία ενός κορμού γεγονότων ιστορικά προσδιορισμένων και στενά συνδεδεμένων με το ζήτημα του ρατσισμού και των φυλετικών σχέσεων στις ΗΠΑ. Οι συγκρούσεις που έλαβαν
*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
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
*The following article by Nancy Fraser was part of The Tanner Lectures on Human Values, Stanford University, April 30–May 2, 1996. Social Justice in the Age of Identity Politics: Redistribution, Recognition, and Participation In today’s world, claims for social justice seem increasingly to divide into two types. First, and most
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