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Confronting the Academic Left’s Anti-Enlightenment Conservatism

Confronting the Academic Left’s Anti-Enlightenment Conservatism
9 months ago

Confronting the Academic Left’s Anti-Enlightenment Conservatism

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It’s been decades now since the (neo/post) left academia tossed out a wide range of revolutionary strategies for abolishing capitalism and establishing socialism, a development in praxis that has likely …
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On the Vital Indulgence of Human Optimism
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On the Vital Indulgence of Human Optimism

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There is no one right way to move through life. Being the kinds of creatures we are, we encounter difficulty, grief, and excitement. Through all of it, we can shape …
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Manipur Is Not Only in India
9 months ago

Manipur Is Not Only in India

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To a Western European with a vague knowledge of Italian, “Manipur” automatically associates with “mani pulite” (pure hands), the big anti-corruption campaign in the early 1990s that changed the whole …
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The Unbearable Manicheanism of the “Anti-Imperialist” Left
10 months ago

The Unbearable Manicheanism of the “Anti-Imperialist” Left

The German socialist August Bebel once commented that antisemitism is the “socialism of fools” because the antisemites recognized capitalist exploitation only if the exploiter happened to be Jewish but who …
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