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Captivity: Or, Why We Deserve Trump

I made a short film in 2011 called “Captivity.”  It was a reflection on the state of our historical moment – late capitalism, reality tv, torture movies – you know, junk culture.   1,659 more words

Manual de referencia sobre la ciencia política por Francis Fukuyama

Adjunto reseña (más una guía de lectura) y algunas reflexiones sobre el último libro (en dos volúmenes) de Francis Fukuyama.

Auge y decadencia de la política

Neonihilism and the Failure of Liberalism

Ross Douthat in today’s New York Times declares our time a crisis for liberalism, the left having ‘lost its way’, in the aftermath of the election of Donald Trump. 633 more words

Democracy

Electing Robin Hoods? The Voting Power of the Left Behind

Partyforumseasia: The presidential election in the United States has shown new levels of campaign spending. While Jeb Bush burned “only”  130 million $ without getting anything back, … 791 more words

Political Parties In Southeast Asia

Trump/Brexit: Popular Legitimacy and the Rule of Law

The New York Times ran an editorial yesterday on what it called ‘a coup’ against the Supreme Court. The death of Antonin Scalia earlier this year, and the Republican Party’s refusal to entertain a replacement has rendered the previously nine, now eight judge court unable to resolve some important cases, split evenly as they are between four generally liberal and four generally conservative justices. 534 more words

Democracy

Playing with History: What Sid Meier’s Video Game Empire Got Right and Wrong About ‘Civilization’

Twenty-five years ago, Meier turned human history into a video game, and sold 33 million copies along the way. With the launch of Civilization VI, Kanishk Tharoor takes a closer look at its impact. 3,154 more words

Kanishk Tharoor

This startup just got $11.5 million to make employees everywhere as happy as they are at Google

(Source: www.businessinsider.com)

AnyPerk, a startup that helps companies like Salesforce and Virgin America offer their employees discounts on things like movie tickets or fitness classes, has received $11.5 million of new investment capital. 466 more words

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