The Messy Psychology of Fascism

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This is a time of fascism. Beyond actual ruling governments, fascist movements have mobilized openly in virtually all of the Western countries where so-called liberal democratic government supposedly prevails—Australia, Canada, England, France, Greece, Italy, Norway, the United States—to name only a few. In the US, of course, the figure of Trump has provided a concentration[…]

Blasting the Canon

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Published: 06/25/2013

What’s left to say about the anarchist canon? One answer might be that reflecting on the canon’s construction can help reveal something about the ways in which anarchism has been misunderstood. Another possibility is that it locates anarchism — in all its diversity and complexity — in particular geographical and historical locations. The canon not[…]

Dialectics Unbound: On the Possibility of Total Writing

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Published: 06/28/2013

Dialectics Unbound: On the Possibility of Total Writing re-imagines figures of ontological totality, in and out of writing, first by exploring some lineages of the dialectic, and second by engaging thinkers such as Theodor Adorno and his assertion of nonidentity, Julia Kristeva and her positing of a fourth term of the dialectic, and Fredric Jameson’s[…]