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Tony Judt on twentieth-century Marxism

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Tony Judt was especially astute when it came to linking history and intellectuals. One strand of thought in his collection of essays,?Reappraisals: Reflections on the Forgotten Twentieth Century, is a critical engagement with several twentieth-century…

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What is Fascism and who are today’s Fascists?

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Presentation: Café of Dangerous Ideas, February 27th, 2021 Ryan Buesnel rbuesnel@csu.edu.au In his 2018 book How Fascism Works, Jason Stanley offers an assessment of the state of American politics under the leadership of Donald Trump…

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Afghanistan – ‘An Anatomy of Reporting’; Twenty-Five Years On: 1996-2021.

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John Simpson has been travelling the world as a journalist for forty years, reporting on the many wars, disasters and international events during that time. Even the attacks of 11 September 2001 in New York…

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💬 Misquotation Pandemic and Disinformation Polemic: 🧠 Mind Pollution by Viral Falsity 🦠

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Misquotation Pandemic and Disinformation Polemic: Mind Pollution by Viral Falsity Notes: Hovering with a mouse cursor over a hyperlinked text or image in this post will bring up a tooltip showing descriptive information or instruction. Click…

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The death knell of an Empire

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Yesterday’s events in the United States Capitol shocked the world. So called “patriots”, incited to violence by the President, invading the Capitol building in a bid to reverse the result…

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Stress-test for democracy #2 A coup d’etat with bloodshed

China and Russia had a big laugh yesterday when they heard the news of the rebellion taking place in a country which so likes to tell others how to have a just and democratic system. They and several other countries … Continue reading

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Stress-test for democracy #1 Storming of the Capitol in Washington

Yesterday we in Europe came something to see for which we have been afraid for the last few years. Europe saw a violent insurgency and attempt to overthrow the legitimately elected government of the United States In case Donald Trump … Continue reading

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2020 in view #2 The 45th president of the U.S.A. not willing to go

In the third quarter of 2020 millions of eyes were expectantly hoping that the dangerous years of the 45th President of the United States of America would come to an end. Pulling off a “remarkable turnaround”, Trump managed to attract … Continue reading

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2020 in view #1 The 45th president of the U.S.A.

The United States of America had made real and undeniable progress in the six years since the 2008 economic crisis. But with the 45th president of the U.S.A. lots of achievements reached under Obama were again destroyed. Worse even, was … Continue reading

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Hollowness of democracy

In the Kafkajan country Belgium after more than one year (nearly1,5 year) after elections there is still no government formed according to the votes given by the people. In that tiny country it is clearly shown how without a sense … Continue reading

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