Author: David Sessions

David Sessions is a writer and contributor at The Daily Beast, and studies European intellectual history at New York University. He is the founding contributor of the religion blog Patrol.

We All Feel Like Something is Going to Happen

This piece by Michelle Goldberg is the first I’ve seen to notice the Marxist renaissance among young intellectuals, and does a great job telling the story without an overly skeptical frame. I think the...

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Nazism is Dead, Long Live Marx

I recently wrote about how radical intellectuals are treated as ipso facto irresponsible or abhorrent in middlebrow American ideas magazines where little comprehension of their thought is even attempted. I was talking about the liberal-ish...

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The Child-Free Generation’s Hard Bargain With Capitalism

Flip through a few American newspapers and magazines, and it’s hard not to come to the conclusion that there’s a cultural obsession with fertility. (“Where Have All The Babies Gone?” “America’s Baby Bust.” “More...