Monthly Archives: February 2014

Relevant Thomas Frank Article

Frank in his usual bellicose style, treats several issues we’ve been discussing, including words, the social question, and politics, and a few we haven’t like liberal and academic elitism. http://www.salon.com/2014/02/23/paul_krugman_wont_save_us_we_need_a_new_conversation_about_inequality/#

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Vice Podcast on Redefining Revolution We might not be 100% on board with Vice, but their guest seems to be thinking about revolution along the same lines.

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Local (UPenn/Villanova) Conference on Revolutions

http://www.aglsp.org/archives/1520

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Arendt on Labor Movements: Taking Up the Social Question Politically

Hey y’all, I’ve been thinking a bit about some of the conclusions we seemed to reach last class in regard to Arendt on the social question.  As Sean helpfully pointed us to the passage at the end of chapter 2 … Continue reading

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Student Protests in Kosova

The student protests in Kosova started after it was revealed that the rector of University of Prishtina (the main public university of Kosova) had published articles in unaccredited journals in order to meet the necessary requirements for promotion to rector … Continue reading

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Presidents’ Day and Slavery

Here is a relevant report on Democracy Now! about slavery and the first American presidents.

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David Graeber Podcast Here is a David Graeber talk that is quite apropos… enjoy!

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