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Compassionate Genocide
2 days ago

Compassionate Genocide

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On March 8 it was reported that at least five residents of Gaza were killed by the airdrops of humanitarian aid at the Al-Shati camp, west of Gaza City. Less …
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Our Zone of Interest: The Noise of Permanent Warfare
1 week ago

Our Zone of Interest: The Noise of Permanent Warfare

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‘The threat of one catastrophe is deferred by that of others’ (T. Adorno)

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We should never lose sight of the bigger picture. The string of geopolitical conflicts …
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The Logic of Memory
2 weeks ago

The Logic of Memory

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  1. No memory exists in a vacuum. To remember is always to remember something else, and be reminded of yet another something, and another thing. These cascades of associations and …
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Unhinged
3 weeks ago

Unhinged

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In the last month, three people have “ghosted” me—ceased to communicate sans warning or explanation in what is a disquietingly common phenomenon in modern dating. I’d had a single date …
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Antonio Negri: The Adventures of Constituent Thought
4 weeks ago

Antonio Negri: The Adventures of Constituent Thought

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In his tribute to Felix Guattari, after his death in 1992, Antonio Negri wrote that for Guattari thinking was like “entering into another world”[1]. The thinker tries to follow the …
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Here Time Becomes Space
1 month ago

Here Time Becomes Space

Earth, water, fire, and air Met together in a garden fair, Put in a basket bound with skin: If you answer this riddle you’ll never begin.             –The Incredible String …
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In Defense of Hegel’s Notion of Monarchy
1 month ago

In Defense of Hegel’s Notion of Monarchy

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As is well known, Hegel advocated constitutional monarchy as the only appropriate form of political order that fits modern society. His numerous critics see this weird advocacy either as a …
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Trust in Institutions and the War Dividend
2 months ago

Trust in Institutions and the War Dividend

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Even if almost no one wants to admit it, our “system” is obsolete, and for this reason it is now morphing into a “closed system” – totalitarian in nature. It …
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We Need to Talk about the Devil: The Return of Theological Politics in Russia (and not only)
2 months ago

We Need to Talk about the Devil: The Return of Theological Politics in Russia (and not only)

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With Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine at a grim two-year anniversary, it might be necessary to supplement the geopolitical commentaries of pundits and technical analyses of military experts with something …
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Postmodern Identity Politics: Justice At Last, or Anti-Realist Sophistry?
2 months ago

Postmodern Identity Politics: Justice At Last, or Anti-Realist Sophistry?

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What is often called ‘identity politics’ in the twenty-first century seems to be closely connected to the rise of powerful new forms of communications technology. We have seen the birth …
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