Capital Inequalities

Shamus Khan

We may well need to transcend the capital analogy.

Is There a Place for Utopia?

S.D. Chrostowska

Consider embracing utopia at once as indeterminate speculation about a qualitatively better future and as a hypothesis, by assuming it to be possible.

Democracy’s Thorn

Nancy Isenberg

If not minimized as an aberration, mob violence is often justified as the legitimate expression of popular will.

Identity Tethering in an Age of Symbolic Politics

Mark Dunbar

The less politics effects change, the more politics will affect mood.

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Distinctions That Define and Divide

What are the dynamics and power of the capitals of distinction?


Of Continuing Interest

A selection of articles from the archives

Technocratic Vistas

Jackson Lears

What many defenders of liberal democracy fail to realize is that they are no longer defending either liberalism or democracy.

Why We Confess

Elizabeth Bruenig

Confession being fraught as it is with danger for both speaker and listener, the ordinariness of admission is probably the only thing that sustains it.

I Loved You, I Loved You

Alexander Zubatov

Increasingly, we do not, as a rule, do art anymore, and certainly not in the way we once experienced it.

Cultural Marxism

Andrew Lynn

How does a nineteenth-century Hegel-reading philosopher like Karl Marx shape the thinking of today’s social-justice warriors?