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Just in Case of Wagner: Four Lessons on Wagner’s Gods

Murray Dineen Prelude I shall observe in this essay the following principle: when it comes to politics, Wagner’s operas and operatic audiences are in greater need of Badiou than Badiou of Wagner. Badiou’s dependence upon the operatic politics of Wagner, however, cannot be put so easily to one side. The fact that Badiou should leave […]

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Occupations and The Struggle Over Reproduction: An Interview with Silvia Federici

Max Haiven Silvia Federici is a veteran activist and writer who lives in Brooklyn, New York.  Born and raised in Italy, Federici has taught in Italy, Nigeria, and the United States and has been involved in many movements, including feminist, education, and anti-death penalty struggles. Her influential 2004 book Caliban and the Witch: Women, the […]

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Occupy Education: An Interview with Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak

Sunday, January 8, 2012, at Elliot Bay Bookstore, Seattle, WA Interviewed by Rahul K. Gairola, Seattle University and University of Washington   In January 2012, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak visited Seattle for a number of reasons: to deliver the keynote address of the annual conference of the South Asian Literary Association (SALA), participate on a distinguished […]

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Thorstein Veblen and the ‘Spirit’ of Capitalism

  Thorstein Veblen’s analysis of America’s capitalist society in The Theory of the Leisure Class contains one chapter toward the end of his argument on religion, or, as he articulates it, “devout observances” (191).  The substance of Veblen’s critique of religion fits well within his larger treatment of the leisure class—indeed, the forces at work […]

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