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Op-Ed News
The US has become for all practical purposes a criminal enterprisebecome conscious of such a reality. Better to remain indifferent, disconnected,
The US has become for all practical purposes a criminal enterprise
Op-Ed News / Posted 4 days ago
become conscious of such a reality. Better to remain indifferent, disconnected, retreating into some alternative world. Hannah Arendt way back in the 70's put it, "A generation has fallen down the rabbit hole of electronic hallucinations with... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Norbert Hofer: is Austria's presidential hopeful a 'wolf in sheep's clothing'?– a plant popularised as a symbol of the pan-German movement by the Austrian po
Norbert Hofer: is Austria's presidential hopeful a 'wolf in sheep's clothing'?
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 10 days ago
– a plant popularised as a symbol of the pan-German movement by the Austrian politician Georg Ritter von Schönerer, whom Hannah Arendt described as Adolf Hitler’s “spiritual father”. Strache has stated that the cornflower represented “the... Read more
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Salon.com
Donald Trump is just the scare we need: Here’s how a toxic despot might reinvigorate our democracyall power to the citizens without giving them the opportunity of being republic
Donald Trump is just the scare we need: Here’s how a toxic despot might reinvigorate our democracy
Salon.com / Posted 10 days ago
all power to the citizens without giving them the opportunity of being republicans and of acting as citizens,” philosopher Hannah Arendt tells us. Jefferson wanted us intently active at the local level, in the township, and political power would... Read more
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The Chicago Maroon
University Remembers Christian “Myles” JohnsonNoah Abramovitz, Johnson’s roommate, added that Johnson posted the images of si
University Remembers Christian “Myles” Johnson
The Chicago Maroon / Posted 12 days ago
Noah Abramovitz, Johnson’s roommate, added that Johnson posted the images of six personal heroes in his room: Hannah Arendt, James Baldwin, Corinne Bailey Rae, L.P. [singer], Chloë Sevigny, and Nas. Like Arnett, Abramovitz said that... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Once, most Jews viewed Israel as the anti-semite's best friendone of the later engineers of the Holocaust, visited Palestine in 1937 to promo
Once, most Jews viewed Israel as the anti-semite's best friend
Op-Ed News / Posted 20 days ago
one of the later engineers of the Holocaust, visited Palestine in 1937 to promote the "Zionist emigration" of Jews. Hannah Arendt, the German Jewish scholar of totalitarianism, argued even in 1944 -- long after the Nazis abandoned ideas of... Read more
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The Hindu
The ‘everydayness’ of our violenceOur social scientists have no René Girard (the French historian, literary criti
The ‘everydayness’ of our violence
The Hindu / Posted 20 days ago
Our social scientists have no René Girard (the French historian, literary critic, and philosopher of social science) or Hannah Arendt (German-born American political theorist and philosopher) or an equivalent of the Frankfurt school (a school of... Read more
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The Hindu
The ‘everydayness’ of our violenceOur social scientists have no René Girard (the French historian, literary criti
The ‘everydayness’ of our violence
The Hindu / Posted 20 days ago
Our social scientists have no René Girard (the French historian, literary critic, and philosopher of social science) or Hannah Arendt (German-born American political theorist and philosopher) or an equivalent of the Frankfurt school (a school of... Read more
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Salon.com
Why the 2016 election cycle could be the start of a totalitarian strain in U.S. politicsany case, the totalitarian movement plays on these feelings of isolation and fe
Why the 2016 election cycle could be the start of a totalitarian strain in U.S. politics
Salon.com / Posted 22 days ago
any case, the totalitarian movement plays on these feelings of isolation and fear. This is especially well noted by Hannah Arendt, an insightful critic of Totalitarianism. In examining the thoughts and trends that led to World War II, Arendt... Read more
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J Weekly
Struggles recounted in reclaiming looted art, booksfor them. The organization Jewish Cultural Restoration, founded in 1947 by hist
Struggles recounted in reclaiming looted art, books
J Weekly / Posted 24 days ago
for them. The organization Jewish Cultural Restoration, founded in 1947 by historian Salo Baron (and soon led by Hannah Arendt), became the chief actor in this effort. Over time, even as he was writing prolifically on Jewish history,... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Gagarin in Space: The Politics of Cosmic Discoverythe Romans had a very defined term that distinguished humans as humans, impress
Gagarin in Space: The Politics of Cosmic Discovery
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 26 days ago
the Romans had a very defined term that distinguished humans as humans, impressive relative to other species: humanitas. Hannah Arendt, in considering these contrasts in “Man’s Conquest of Space”, a piece penned for the American Scholar (Autumn,... Read more
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The New Statesman
A nervous breakdown in the body politicdramatised by high-temperature styles of media communication. Marie Luise Knot
A nervous breakdown in the body politic
The New Statesman / Posted 28 days ago
dramatised by high-temperature styles of media communication. Marie Luise Knott’s recent short book Unlearning With Hannah Arendt (2014) revisits the controversy over Arendt’s notorious characterisation of the mindset of Nazism as “the... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
'Vita Activa' raises provocative questions and insights into the life of philosopher Hannah ArendtEven decades after her death in 1975, political philosopher Hannah Arendt remai
'Vita Activa' raises provocative questions and insights into the life of philosopher Hannah Arendt
Los Angeles Times / Posted a month ago
Even decades after her death in 1975, political philosopher Hannah Arendt remains a figure of intense controversy, a situation the woman who said "there are no dangerous thoughts, thinking itself is dangerous" would doubtless approve of. As revealed... Read more

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