The Academic Agent advises us to Reject the Left-Right Spectrum: I Am Highly Skeptical

The Academic Agent advises us to reject the “fake left-right spectrum” you see on television. But for what reason and motive, and for whom? I have become increasingly skeptical of the motives behind thinkers who seek this. They just state the issue and put it out there. He assumes, e.g., that Enoch Powell was right, Continue reading The Academic Agent advises us to Reject the Left-Right Spectrum: I Am Highly Skeptical

Oswald Mosley on the Misrepresentation of Fascism

“In all countries, Fascism has been led by men who came from the Left and the rank and file has combined the Conservative and patriotic elements of the nation with ex-Socialists, ex-Communists and revolutionaries who have forsaken their various illusions of progress for the new and orderly reality of progress.” OSWALD MOSLEY Oswald Mosley, British Continue reading Oswald Mosley on the Misrepresentation of Fascism

Why Trump Is Not a Fascist: A Conversation with Vivek Chibber and Achin Vanaik

A great conversation with reflection Achin Vanaik (“The Rise of Hindu Authoritarianism”) and Vivek Chibber (“Postcolonial Theory and the Specter of Capital”) discuss new forms of authoritarianism and nationalism in the age of Modi, Putin, Erdogan, and Trump. The discussion was moderated by Amber A’Lee Frost (“Current Affairs” and “Chapo Trap House”) at Verso Books Continue reading Why Trump Is Not a Fascist: A Conversation with Vivek Chibber and Achin Vanaik