fix articles 17314, intellectuals
Neoliberalism, Democracy and the University as a Public Sphere (tags)
What can educators & others concerned about the future of higher education do to make sure it is not colonized by corporate & other antidemocratic interests? First, educators & others need to figure out how to defend more vigorously higher education as a public good & how central it is in producing the formative culture necessary to educate young people to be critical & engaged.
The US empire and the complicity of intellectuals (tags)
Interventions have always been dictated by the geopolitical and economic interests of the country. In fact, the United States is no exception to this rule. On the contrary, every empire acts in this way (see, for example, the invasions of Russia by Napoleon and Adolf Hitler).
War poker and Imperial moralism (tags)
After the fall of the Soviet Union, the "war on terrorism" began, which, according to George W. Bush, would end "tyranny in the world." Korea, Vietnam, Afghanistan, Iraq - the U.S. democratic crusades not only cost several million lives, they also brought the restriction of freedoms.
Exposition sélective (tags)
Du faux rebelle, du vrai mépris...
L'écomorphisme, du culturel et du temporel (tags)
Toute intellectualité dans une cage...
L'écomorphisme, du culturel et du temporel (tags)
Quand tout s'est droitisé...
Philippines' Bernie Sanders: A Conversation with Walden Bello (tags)
Without a doubt, Sanders has captured the imagination of people, especially the millennials, around the world.
"Occupy may have already accomplished more than the 68ers" (tags)
"In bad times, politics hearkens back to the simple, heavy-handed neoliberal thought model. Neoliberalism simply says what the rich and powerful like to hear. The trust and faith of the younger generations in the established system is broken.."
Aaron Swartz and the Morality of Hoarding Knowledge (tags)
Activist-programmer Aaron Swartz was recently arrested for breaking into an MIT network closet to copy academic journals from the JSTOR system.
Israeli Intellectuals for Palestinian Independence (tags)
Chomsky as Chávez’s Clown (tags)
* This article criticizes the weak and untenable posture the celebrated North American linguist and essayist holds in support of the current Venezuelan government. It was originally published in Venezuela’s anarchist newspaper El Libertario www.nodo50.org/ellibertario, issue # 57.
In Support of CUBA (tags)
We are sending an appeal to artists and intellectuals around the world to demand an immediate end to the criminal US blockade and to promote solidarity and support of our country.
CSPAN to air KPFA's 911 and American Empire - Intellectuals Speak Out (tags)
The September 24 KPFA event from Berkeley, CA, will air on C-Span's Book TV this weekend. Featured speakers: David Ray Griffin Kevin Ryan Peter Dale Scott Peter Phillips Ray McGovern EST PST Friday Nov 24th: 4:00pm 1:00pm Saturday Nov 25th: 3:30am 12:30am 10:00pm 7:00pm
Israeli Intellectuals Love the War (tags)
Dedicated to the too few Israeli intellectuals who do dare speak out against this war.
The Bankruptcy of the Hawks (tags)
The pcitures of victims among the civilian Lebanese population and the heroic fighting Mudschahedin play into the hands of the Jihad-rhetoric of Al-Qaida..The war against terror can only be won when the ideas of Al-Qaida are discredited.
Great soul of power (tags)
THE great soul of power extends far beyond states, to every domain of life, from families to international affairs. And throughout, every form of authority and domination bears a severe burden of proof. It is not self-legitimising.
Criticism as a Weapon (tags)
E. San Juan's recent book, ONLY BY STRUGGLE (Quezon City: Giraffe Books), represents one of the most important progressive voices in the movement for national democracy and liberation in the Philippines. This review highlights some noteworthy themes of the work.
Democracy and its Despisers (tags)
Characteristics earlier ascribed to totalitarianism like control of the whole social life by the state could now be considered typical for modern democracies.. The whole dfemocratic life degenerates to a kind of market.
Nader 2004 > Nader 2000 (tags)
The best kept secret of this presidential election year is that Ralph Nader has been polling better in 2004 than 2000, despite the relentless barrage of attacks by Anybody But Nader intellectuals. Compare the Gallop survey results in 2000 and 2004.
Can the Znet Demand to Produce Vision Lead to Vanguardism? (tags)
The demand that the global justice movement should produce a detailed “vision” or blueprint of a future post-capitalist society is today most forcefully made by Znet. I will seek to present an opposite view in this article
Arab Writer Protests Attacks On Coalition Forces (tags)
this is an open letter to Arab and left wing intellectuals protesting their continued support of attacks on humanitarian workers and Coalition forces.
The Weird Men Behind George W. Bush's War (tags)
"Most neoconservative defence intellectuals have their roots on the left, not the right. They are products of the largely Jewish-American Trotskyist movement of the 1930s and 1940s, which morphed into anti- communist liberalism between the 1950s and 1970s and finally into a kind of militaristic and imperial right with no precedents in American culture or political history."