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I thought this can be of interest to some, considering the proximity of their usual publication topics to our course. http://www.versobooks.com/blogs/1553-buy-direct-from-verso-s-website-amp-get-50-off
I thought this article would be of interest to those in our class involved in the Occupy Movements, especially, as it’s a critical take on complicity in surveillance that starts in an anecdote about the cover of the OWS journal.
This article in Jacobin by Peter Frase provides a good critique of Frank’s article, as well as a situation of The Baffler’s history and its influence in leftist politics. https://www.jacobinmag.com/2012/12/modify-your-dissent/
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/#