Matthew Yglesias » Beck and Plato on Politics and Aesthetics

Saturday, 31. October 2009

But I think there’s reason to believe that authoritarianism is the main driver of right-wing politics in the contemporary United States. That’s part of the reason why these days some libertarians are strangely enthusiastic about …

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Liquid Revolution and the End of Folk Politics « Speculative Heresy

Saturday, 3. October 2009

The first reason is the complete dearth of effective political action in the contemporary world. As Mark Fisher pointed out at the conference, millions marched to protest the Iraq War, and Bush’s reaction was to say (paraphrasing) ‘This …

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