Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Tag: Sheldon Wolin

The Intellectuals We Abandon

"One of the many cruelties of corporate capitalism is that it has abandoned the poor and, among them, the gifted intellectuals I teach."

Sheldon Wolin and Inverted Totalitarianism

“Economics dominates politics—and with that domination comes different forms of ruthlessness.” Sheldon Wolin discusses the terrifying configuration of corporate power he calls “inverted totalitarianism” with Chris Hedges.

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What’s worse than a devouring, criminal president? A deified, raging outlaw excited by violence

Trumpism is not a slippery slope but a mountain avalanche on steroids.

Trump attempting to recalibrate campaign after Harris becomes Democratic nominee

With Vice President Kamala Harris now the presumptive Democratic nominee, Trump and his campaign face new challenges in the race to the 2024 election.

EPA’s $4.3 billion initiative to combat climate pollution across 30 states

The EPA’s announcement of $4.3 billion in funding for 25 projects aims to address climate pollution and advance environmental justice across 30 states, marking a significant step in the fight against climate change.
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Outrage and calls for justice after Sonya Massey’s fatal shooting by police in Illinois

Campaigners and political leaders across the United States respond with outrage and calls for justice after the release of body camera footage showing the deadly police shooting of Sonya Massey, an unarmed 36-year-old Black woman from Springfield, Illinois.

Mass arrests at Jewish-led protest in US House Building ahead of Netanyahu speech

Hundreds, including rabbis, detained while protesting U.S. support for Israel’s Gaza offensive and Netanyahu’s upcoming address to Congress.