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Equality only within class

Equality only within class

Everything comes to rest in layers. Everything, when disturbed by the fluidic element of political action, stratifies upon settling. To stratify means to form layers. 732 more words

Wes Anderson's Literary Retreat

“Most professional humanists…are unable to make the connection between the prolonged and sordid cruelty of practices such as slavery, colonialist, and racial oppression, and imperial subjection on one hand, and the poetry, fiction, philosophy of the society that engages in these practices on the other.

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Film Reviews

Hand on a thigh: waking with a difference on a long haul flight

On my recent overnight flight from China to Australia, I found myself seated in a row of four with two seats free and a woman at the other end of the row. 271 more words


Lunacharsky on Bakhtin and Dostoevsky

Currently, I’m reading The Brothers Karamazov, and have already completed Notes From Underground, for a class on Russian literature. Suffice to say that the reading list leans heavily on conservative and anti-socialist, even outright reactionary, texts. 997 more words


David Harvey: A Brief History of Neoliberalism

David Harvey’s book attempts to contextualize and explain the ideology and practical work of neoliberalism as an attempt by the capitalist class to wrest wealth back from the working classes. 1,074 more words