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[1 Jan 2010 | 2 Comments | ]

Though he’s mostly unknown in the United States outside a few elite universities where he’s been a visiting scholar, Slavoj Zizek is considered one of modern Europe’s leading philosophers. Following is a link to a talk he gave in November 2009 in London. After opening with a somewhat general discussion of modern capitalism, particularly the [...]

Thomas Paine, democracy »

[15 Jun 2009 | 2 Comments | ]

Thomas Paine, rights, liberty, and income security Last Monday, June 8th, was the bicentennial of the death of Thomas Paine. Paine was a great champion of liberty and democracy, rightly celebrated for his writings that helped spark the American Revolution. His words and ideas continue to be powerful and relevant. Especially important today, though mostly [...]