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Ulli Diemer
Comment and analysis from a libertarian perspective on topics such as censorship and freedom of speech, political correctness, double standards, identity politics, post-modernism, media bias, atheism, secularism, and archives and ...
MoMA Museum of Modern Art
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is an art museum located in New York City. It has been singularly important in developing and collecting modernist art, and is often identified as the most influential museum of modern art in the wo...

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An Annotated Bibliography of Nonsense
Malik, Kenan
Article
1998
Academic critics today not only question the impact of science upon society, but they also question the very idea of scientific rationality.
Anti-Science: Left and Right Together?
A Systematic Attack on Rationality
Pulaski, Stosh
Article
2012
CounterPunch
The suggestion that left and right thinking may be converging on matters scientific will, no doubt, be offensive to some on the left. After all, the right chooses myth over evolution, and oil profits ...
Away with the gatekeepers!
The bane of cultural appropriation
Malik, Kenan
Article
2016
Kenan Malik
On the the controversies over 'cultural appropriation' and what they reveal about the degradation of contemporary campaigns for social justice.
Chomsky on Post-Modernism
Chomsky, Noam
Article
1995
What I find in the writings of the post-modernists is extremely pretentious, but on examination, a lot of it is simply illiterate, based on extraordinary misreading of texts that I know well (sometime...
The CIA Reads French Theory
On the Intellectual Labor of Dismantling the Cultural Left
Rockhill, Gabriel
Article
2017
A recently unclassifed CIA documents reveals that in the 1980s, the agency had its analysts devote substantial time and resources to studying trends in French theory, and specifically, the work that w...
Connexions Library: Race, Racism, Ethnicity, Multiculturalism Focus
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Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on race, racism, ethnicity, multiculturalism, identity.
Grand narratives
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2011
Those who reject ‘grand narratives’ have simply bought into the hoariest grand narrative of all, the one which says that capitalism is all-powerful and eternal.
How French 'Intellectuals' Ruined the West: Postmodernism and Its Impact, Explained
Pluckrose, Helen
Article
2017
Areo Magazine
Postmodernism presents a threat not only to liberal democracy but to modernity itself.
Intellectual Charlatans & Academic Witch-Hunters
Malik, Kenan
Article
2012
Butler’s work has always divided critics. While some view her as a courageous and innovative thinker, others view her as an intellectual charlatan.
Multiculturalism or World Culture?
On a "Left"-Wing Response to Contemporary Social Breakdown
Goldner, Loren
Article
1991
Post-modernists are profoundly bored by any questions of economics and technology which cannot be connected to cultural differences. The implicit agenda of the multiculturalists is to present the valu...
On Describing the Other
Malik, Kenan
Article
2012
My criticism is not primarily about Judith Butler’s style; it is principally about the substance of her arguments and, more broadly, of poststructuralist arguments. I am not opposed to ‘difficult’ wri...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - June 18, 2016
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
Connexions
This issue of Other Voices features a wide range of issues. The topic of the week is homophobia, the hate that led to 49 deaths in Orlando last week, but which is present in greater or lesser form in ...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - September 10, 2016
Back to School
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Article
2016
Connexions
Education – about the world, and about social change in particular – is a key element in the work that Connexions does. In this issue of Other Voices, we explore a few aspects of the ways in which edu...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - March 18, 2017
Public Transit
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2017
Connexions
Public transit – good affordable public transit – is key to a liveable city. Around the world, there are movements of transit riders fighting for better public transit. A key perspective guiding many...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - April 1, 2017
April 1 issue
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2017
Connexions
Other Voices always strives to present you with alternative views on important topics. This issue offers some really alternative perspectives and even some "alternative facts." As always, read critica...
Postcolonial Thought's Blind Alley
Chibber, Vivek
Article
2014
Throughout the 20th century, the anchor for anti-colonial movements was, at least for the left, a belief that oppression was wrong wherever it was practised, because it was an affront to basic human n...
Postmodernism: Paralysed by postmodernism
Kitching, Gavin
Article
2008
The Australian
A great deal of "theory" in the humanities and social sciences -- and not just postmodern theory -- involves the creating of a kind of conceptual landscape filled with curious kinds of abstract object...
Postmodernism, the Academic Left, and the Crisis of Capitalism
Rechtenwalk, Michael
Article
2013
Insurgent Notes
Over the past fifty years, postmodern theory — an umbrella term generally used to refer to such diverse theoretical movements and paradigms as post-structuralism, Lacanian psychoanalysis, deconstructi...
The Professor of Parody
Nussbaum, Martha
Article
2000
It is difficult to come to grips with Judith Butler’s ideas because it is difficult to figure out what they are.
Rationality/Science
Chomsky, Noam
Article
1995
Chomsky writes: "It strikes me as remarkable that the left today should seek to deprive oppressed people not only of the joys of understanding and insight, but also of tools of emancipation, informing...
Revenge of the Pomo
Feldman, Jonathan Michael
Article
2013
Counterpunch
The repression (either physically or ideologically via social amnesia) of utopians by the Palmer Raids, McCarthyism, and now (certain varieties of) Post-Modernism has led us to a situation in which so...
Edward Said's shadowy legacy
Tricky with argument, weak in languages, careless of facts: but, thirty years on, Said still dominates debate
Irwin, Robert
Article
2008
Times Literary Supplement
So many academics want the arguments presented in Edward Said's Orientalism (1978) to be true. It discourages any kind of critical approach to Islam in Middle Eastern studies.
Why Does It Matter If Heidegger Was Anti-Semitic?
Brody, Richard
Article
2014
The New Yorker
The publication of the philosopher Martin Heidegger’s “Schwarzen Hefte” (“Black Notebooks”), written between 1931 and the early nineteen-seventies, is likely to cause an uproar.
Why the French Hate Chomsky
Johnstone, Diana
Article
2010
CounterPunch
Chomsky's criticism is laden with facts, a substance that seems to elicit ennui among contemporary French thinkers. No doubt the importance of the essay in the French educational system has bred a wor...

Sources Bookshelf

All That Is Solid Melts Into Air
The Experience of Modernity
Berman, Marshall
Book
1982
Berman examines the clash of classes, histories, and clutures in the modern world, and ponders our prospects for coming to terms with the relationship between a liberating social and philosophical ide...
Communication for and Against Democracy
Raboy, Marc and Bruck, Peter A. (ed.)
Book
1989
This anthology explores the circumstances in which communication serves at times as an instrument of repression and domination, and at others as a support for human emancipation.
Culture of Complaint
The Fraying of America
Hughes, Robert
Book
1993
Propaganda-talk, euphemism, and evasion are so much a part of American usage today that they cross all party lines and ideological divides. The art of not answering the question, of cloaking unpleasan...
Dialogues on Cultural Studies
Interviews with Contemporary Critics
edited by Xie, Shaobo; Wang, Fengzhen
Book
2002
Thirty-three questions were asked (but not necessarily answered) of each participant, dealing with cultural studies, modernity, postmodernism, referentiality, ideology and history, post-colonialism, n...
Telling the Truth
Socialist Register 2006
Panitch, Leo; Keys, Colin (eds.)
Book
2005
A collection of essays that examines the difficulties of illuminating the degenerative and secretive nature of public life.


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