Minasuk/ May 5, 2016/ Uncategorized

It’s the End of the Humanities as We Know It | New Republic | June 2014 Like a consumptive protagonist in a Victorian novel, the humanities have been dying for a long, long time. Earlier this week, James Pulizzi declared that English departments would soon be “extinct,” and that there was “no reversing” this decline. Although his topic was the

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Minasuk/ May 4, 2016/ Uncategorized

The Onion Has Become America’s Finest Marxist News Source | The New Republic | February 2014 What it tells us is that we’ve accepted Marx’s basic view of capital so thoroughly that we treat it like obvious, intuitive truth—the kind necessary for any kind of broadly appealing humor.