Elite Capture and Epistemic Deference, by Olúfémi O. Táíwò

by Olúfémi O. Táíwò I flinched inwardly. It was an innocent and properly motivated offer: Helen, a freelance journalist, was offering to give up something for me, stemming from her concern to live out an ethos of racial justice. But I worried that it was also a trap. https://www.thephilosopher1923.org/essay-taiwo

NYC-ABC PP/POW updates January 25, 2022

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The Reality of Denial and the Denial of Reality [Cured Quail Journal]

[This article was originally posted on Cured Quail on December 9, 2021.] Antithesi / cognord Download PDF This text was written and published in Greek in September 2021. It was meant as a polemic intervention in a debate around the questions of the Sars-CoV-2 virus, the measures and tools against …

‘The Dawn of Everything’ gets human history wrong [ClimateAndCapitalism.com]

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Free the Fujian Six! Open Letter from a Young Maoist Awaiting Prison [Chuang]

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A Stalinist school of development? [Workers Weekly]

[This article is mirrored from Weekly Worker, where it was posted on December 2, 2021.] Paul Flewers looks back at the flawed but insightful theory of state collectivism presented by John Fantham and Moshé Machover in the late 1970s The discussion around the nature of the Soviet Union was and …