Intellectuals & Ideology

Everything intelligent or posing as such.

Debating democracy in a European debt colony

by Chloe Wyma on August 8, 2015

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Days after Syriza’s capitulation to the Troika, radicals from across the world gathered in Athens for a historic conference on the future of democracy.

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#TalkReal: is it time for the left to abandon the EU?

by European Alternatives on July 22, 2015

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Journalist Owen Jones recently asked whether it is time for the left to abandon the EU. In this episode of #TalkReal, four guests discuss the question.

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Creston Davis, Director of the Global Center for Advanced Studies, interviews the Croatian philosopher Srećko Horvat about his forthcoming book on love.

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In this interview with ROAR, the leading Marxist geographer reflects on Rojava, Baltimore and urban life as the terrain of contemporary class struggle.

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Talk by John Holloway presented to the Zapatista Seminar on “Critical Thought against the Hydra of Capitalism,” San Cristóbal de las Casas, May 7, 2015.

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The nobodies have lost their best chronicler

by Raúl Zibechi on April 27, 2015

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The Uruguayan writer Raúl Zibechi commemorates his friend and compatriot Eduardo Galeano, who passed away this month after a long battle with cancer.

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Foucault’s lesson: guillotining the king once and for all

by Amador Fernández-Savater on April 2, 2015

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The maturity of political thought does not consist in ‘leaping’ from the streets into the institutions, but in cultivating a new political imagination.

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Bookchin: living legacy of an American revolutionary

by Federico Venturini on February 28, 2015

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An interview with Debbie Bookchin on her father’s contributions to revolutionary theory and the adoption of his ideas by the Kurdish liberation movement. 

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Pro-gay and anti-Islam: rise of the Dutch far-Right

by Alex de Jong on February 8, 2015

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In the Netherlands, the right-wing PVV (Freedom Party) has steadily garnered power using a hate-filled discourse directed at Muslims and elites alike. 

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From the refusal of labor to the seizure of power, the Italian militant and theorist talks to ROAR about class struggle in the contemporary metropolis.

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