Communism, anti-German criticism and Israel
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Communism, anti-German criticism and Israel

Greek translation here Jens Misera: You are a member of the Viennese group “Café Critique”, a pool of anti-German communists. What is your definition of communism? Stephan Grigat: Communism is a concept which cannot be defined in terms of the established social sciences. Strictly speaking, communism is nothing more than the movement of materialistic criticism. … Continue reading

Interview with Moishe Postone “Zionism, anti-semitism and the left”
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Interview with Moishe Postone “Zionism, anti-semitism and the left”

by Martin Thomas posted at workers liberty UK website Moishe Postone is a Marxist academic based at the University of Chicago. As well as writing extensively on Marx’s political economy, he has also been central to the development of theories of “left anti-semitism”, which look at ways in which positions taken by left groups, particularly … Continue reading

Chip Berlet interviews David Hirsh on Contemporary Antisemitism and Conspiracy Theory
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Chip Berlet interviews David Hirsh on Contemporary Antisemitism and Conspiracy Theory

source: engage antisemitism Chip Berlet’s interview with David Hirsh is on PublicEye.org. This conversation happened on Monday, June 29th, 2009 but was not published until September 2012. The Public Eye: Interview with David Hirsh Chip Berlet is a US-based investigative journalist and expert on the far right and conspiracy theories. David Hirsh is a Lecturer … Continue reading

Antagonism and Negative Critique: An Interview
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Antagonism and Negative Critique: An Interview

source: viewpointmag.com Viewpoint: Much of your work addresses the contribution of “Neue Marx-Lektüre,” the “new reading of Marx” which returned to the interpretation of Capital in the light of the philosophical challenge of the Frankfurt School, and the political challenge of the 1960s and 1970s student movement. Can you tell us about the political significance of … Continue reading

A Conversation with Theodor W. Adorno (Spiegel, 1969)
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A Conversation with Theodor W. Adorno (Spiegel, 1969)

 original source: cominsitu.wordpress.com Translated, edited, and with an introduction by Gerhard Richter  “Philosophy, which once seemed passe,” Theodor W. Adorno’s Negative Dia­lectic begins, “remains alive because the moment of its realization was missed” (“Philosophie, die einmal überholt schien, erhält sich am Leben, weil der Augenblick ihrer Verwirklichung versäumt ward“). (1) This perspective encrypts the double movement … Continue reading