I never thought I would see the day when the New York Times prints an article using Guy Debord’s Society of the Spectacle as a critical tool. This book, for those not in the know, is a thin manifesto of 220 theses that expose and condemn the pernicious effect of mass media on the freedom of […]Read More Dispatches from Pax Trumpiana: III
Brexit. Trump. Why are things the way they are? How did it come to this? A reply on Reddit caught my eye, and I think it deserves to be reproduced in full. u/Y3808 on “What does the rise of the alt-right signal about the current and future state of society?” The same thing that the […]Read More Why are Things the Way they Are?