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Karl Marx

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Friday, February 8th, 2013

Philosophy and Dancing Outside the European Tradition

A couple of weeks ago Hamid Dabashi’s article “Can Non-Europeans Think?” was making the usual hype motions on the web. The New York-based Iranian professor took righteous offense at Santiago Zambala’s list of the “important and active philosophers today,” which failed to name any thinker thinking outside Europe (except for Judith Butler ),

Friday, September 23rd, 2011

Karl Marx was right

The mainstream (media, experts, free market boosters, etcetera) and rightwingers who usually operate in delusional essentialisms (capitalism eventually works for all of us; if you’re poor, or fail, it’s your own fault; the world’s resources will never...

Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

The Prophet Karl Marx

“The London Review of Books.” has Terry Eagleton reviewing British historian Eric Hobsbawm’s new book How to Change the World: Marx and Marxism 1840-2011. Eagleton notes that the book is “… the work of a man who...