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Tony Judt on twentieth-century Marxism

Originally posted on Understanding Society:
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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Daniel Guérin: Three Problems of the Revolution (1958)

Originally posted on Robert Graham's Anarchism Weblog:
Daniel Guérin (1904-1988) was a French libertarian communist who helped spark renewed interest in anarchism in the 1960s, first through his book, Anarchism: From Theory to Practice (1965), and then through his…

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A second look at Manifesta 9

In Winterslag nu als Creatief Centrum and C-Mine and Manifesta 9 I brought my first comments on one of the top three visual arts events in Europe, the nomadic biennial Manifesta 9 in the old Waterschei mine site in Genk, Limburg province. … Continue reading

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