Editors' Blog

Blog Soviets

Having been excluded in various small but cumulative ways from the academy (after about 15 years labor in it as a contracted lecturer), I find myself in the position where I distrust and cannot always afford to buy books in my fields of interest, and also have restricted access to library resources.

Disorderly Transformation Required in Egypt

The Amazing Egyptian Revolution, Morning, 11 Feb. 2011, 'Day of Farewell'

Egyptian Artists and Intellectuals Demand Mubarak Step Down

Under the title “The solution to the Crisis begins with the Stepping Down of Mubarak,” a group of intellectuals, artists and writers signed a statement demanding the stepping down of Mubarak right now as the only solution to the current crisis and turmoil.

Amazing Egyptian Revolution

(05 Feb 2010) Following some good comments on the revolution but some strange references to its universalism (that is not shared by the west even though it is its humanist philosophy) by the apparent 'Elvis of cultural theory' (Zizek), and earlier preparations by Merkel of Germany, the UK PM David Cameron responds to the peoples uprising in Egypt with a diatribe against multiculturalism in the name of universalism.

Lenin on Strange and Monstrous

Written: February 28, 1918First Published: Pravda Nos. 37 and 38, February 28 and March 1, 1918; Izvestia VTsIK No. 43, March 8, 1918 published according to the Pravda text.Source: Lenin’s Collected Works, Progress Publishers, Moscow, Volume 27, 1972, pp. 68-75Translated: Clemans Dutt, Edited by Robert Daglish

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