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The Intellectuals We Abandon
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The late political philosopher Sheldon Wolin explicated the mechanisms of control and manipulation used by the powerful But those who most need to read his work have been left in darkness by an academy that has turned its back on the oppressed and caters to the elites (Pictured, Wolin and James Baldwin, right) The late political philosopher Sheldon Wolin explicated the mechanisms of control and manipulation used by the powerful).

Reform or Revolution
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Rosa Luxemburg warned the left about becoming seduced by liberals who speak the language of reform but serve the interests of capitalism. And she understood that holding fast to revolutionary ideals was, especially in a moment of crisis, a moral imperative.

The Age of the Demagogues
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The collapse of our political and cultural institutions has turned charlatans and thugs such as presidential hopeful Donald Trump into viable candidates. The collapse of our political and cultural institutions has turned charlatans and thugs such as presidential hopeful Donald Trump into viable candidates.

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