Reading Gramsci In Latin America

By Nicolas Allen and Hernán Ouviña, www.nacla.org -

By Nicolas Allen and Hernán Ouviña for NACLA - Buenos Aires commemorated the 80th anniversary of Antonio Gramsci’s passing on April 27, 1937, with a week of lectures and cultural events paying [...]

The Political Philosophy Of Vision And Rebellion

By Matthew Vernon Whalan, www.counterpunch.org -

By Matthew Vernon Whalan for Counter Punch - The extreme shift to the right in American politics probably started most rapidly under Reagan, and has only increased under democratic and republican [...]

Happiness Is Political

By John Lawrence, www.geo.coop -

By John Lawrence for Grassroots Economic Organizing - ”Happiness is political,” is the opening line of Kaswan’s provocative book on William Thompson’s theory on the social nature of happiness and [...]

Evoking The Wrath Of Nature

By Chris Hedges, www.truthdig.com -

By Chris Hedges in Truth Dig - Those whose lives pay homage to the sacred are considered by many in the modern world to be eccentrics and cranks. On the other hand, those who live disconnected [...]

Our Mania For Hope Is A Curse

By Chris Hedges, www.truthdig.com -

Those who cling to the myth of human progress, who believe that the world inevitably moves toward a higher material and moral state, are held captive by power. Only those who accept the very real [...]

Holloway: Critical Thought Against The Capitalist Hydra

By John Holloway, www.roarmag.org -

An honor, a joy to be here. I feel I want to dance, but I won’t do it, I’ll focus instead on what we were asked to do. I shall talk about critical thought and explain how to kill the hydra of [...]

‘Teach Philosophy In Primary Schools,’ Says Academic

By Naomi Ackerman, www.telegraph.co.uk -

“If we leave questioning the models children have been taught until later in life, it could be too late," warns Professor Angie Hobbs. "That is why we need to start teaching philosophy in primary [...]

The Ecology Of Change

By Helene Finidori, www.heathwoodpress.com -

We hear and talk a lot today about building new systems to replace our broken one. “You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the [...]

People’s Justice: Where Does Our Authority And Power Derive?

By Micah White, www.occupywallst.org -

Nothing is more offensive to our innate sense of justice than the continuing freedom of known financial criminals - financier fraudsters who used money as a weapon to commit well-documented [...]