Tagged: Marxism

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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Beyond Capitalism

Umair Haque has an interesting post up at the Harvard Business Review asking whether Marx was in fact correct about capitalism – not about communism mind you, but about capitalism. Marx, after all, did...

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Jobs and Other Wastes of Worldly Effort

IOZ writes: What do you do with the sentiment that the government or Barack Obama or John Boner or the Times editorial board or whatever is/are failing to “do enough” to “create jobs”?  We...

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James C. Scott at Cato Unbound

James C. Scott is one of the great thinkers of our time. This month at Cato Unbound, we’re doing a retrospective on his book Seeing Like a State. It’s a monograph whose influence has...