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Back to the Future: Authoritarian Neoliberal Regime versus Democratic Social State

The destiny of the 20th century, especially after the WWII, has been determined and shaped by the multifaceted confrontation between capitalism and “communism”, the West vis-a-vis the East. 2,453 more words

Books

"Trumbo" Review and Political Hot Take

Trumbo is first and foremost a slice-of-life lens from which we can view the larger arena of HUAC trials, paranoia, and the cold war atmosphere of the late 40’s and 50’s. 807 more words

On Democracy; an unconventional analysis

To really get a good look at Democracy, it becomes necessary to take an unconventional look at the phenomenon in present day society. For this I will analyze US democracy from a Marxian/ Leninist perspective. 990 more words

Social Issues And Government

Hail, Caesar! (dir. Joel and Ethan Coen)

Plot  The film is set in Los Angeles, 1951. Capitol Pictures’ executive, Eddie Mannix (Josh Brolin), works tirelessly to keep the scandalous behavior of the company’s stars out of the press. 574 more words

Jesus Christ

Beyond Hegemony and Counterhegemony

Methodologically individualist social theories cannot adequately explain power. This is because, by definition, MI theories forbid assigning explanatory value to any emergent social phenomena such as social relations, structures, or systems. 1,954 more words

Praxis

Communization with a human face

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Charnel-House introduction

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The title of this post requires some explanation. In a recent post, I discussed an essay by Jacques Wajnsztejn of the journal… 6,255 more words

Writings