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The Public Are All Alone: Understanding How the Enemy of Your Enemy Is Not Your Friend

By Eric Zuesse Source: Strategic Culture Foundation In political matters, the public are taught to believe that some political Party is ‘good’, and that the others are “bad”; but the reality in recent times, at least in the United States, … Continue reading

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The Age of Ego

By Dan Corjescu Source: CounterPunch Hegel’s conception of history taught us that the meaning of history was the liberation of the individual through his or her recognition as a fully autonomous rational person. Indeed, since the French Revolution, the Age … Continue reading

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James C. Scott’s Against the Grain

By chilke Source: The HipCrime Vocab During my long discursion on the history of money, the academic James C. Scott published an important book called Against the Grain: A Deep History of the First States. Regular readers will know that this has … Continue reading

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Gandhi the Anarchist

Editor’s note: Tomorrow marks the 67th anniversary of the assassination of Mohandas Gandhi. Society often celebrates such influential rebels while forgetting what made them great. Articles such as this help us avoid that trap. By Jason Farrell Source: Center for a … Continue reading

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Insurrection and Utopia, Part 1: “We are Eating From a Trashcan; This Trashcan is Ideology.”

By Dr. Bones Source: Gods and Radicals It all started innocently enough. A friend asked me a question on facebook: “How can you advocate anarchic revolution when your political vision is so far in the minority?” The underlying premise was a … Continue reading

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