Articles tagged marxism

Tamil Film ‘Mannan’ Presses the Limits of Using Violence on a Female Nemesis

Not only does Mannan inflict pre-meditated physical violence on a female superior at a workplace, it equates that retaliation to ‘manhood’ and brings in the angle of honour, for good measure.

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Hardline Feminism and Unfettered Capitalism in the Action-Masala, ‘Mannan’

How does a beautiful young corporate bigwig control a rambunctiously charismatic Alpha-male trade unionist?

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‘Wayward Heroes’ and Cold War Iceland

Wayward Heroes, for all its tangled itinerary, endures in this long-awaited translation as a cautionary tale for all who flock around despots or who applaud the cries of die-hards.

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‘Star Trek’: Space-Time Compression and the Eventual Death of Money

Did Gene Roddenberry realize how “Marx-like” the world he imagined was?

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Question Everything, Especially If You Believe in It: An Interview With Stuart Jeffries

It’s difficult to imagine today’s neoliberal universities producing anything remotely like critical theory, or even a school of thought that substantively challenges prevailing intellectual paradigms.

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What’s the Plural of Roland Barthes?

Andy Stafford offers readers this overwhelmingly funny and delightfully obvious argument: Roland Barthes was not a Barthesian.

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Too Much Is Adrift in ‘Every Man for Himself’

In his examination of the social isolation caused by capitalism, Jean-Luc Godard wanders too far off into the cerebral.

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The Caging of an American Revolutionary

American Revolutionary wants to offer the appearance of revolution while anesthetizing any deeper understanding of the forces involved.

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Rounding Up the Gang: ‘The Left Hemisphere: Mapping Critical Theory Today’

Razmig Keucheyan's expansive, global survey of critical theory provides an ideal primer for anyone willing to risk diving in to the eddying flows of anti-capitalist thought.

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Democracy’s Prisoner by Ernest Freeberg

Freeberg demonstrates, at times chillingly, how a nation caught in the grip of a war, popular or otherwise, can demonstrate shockingly little regard for individual liberties.

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15 Jul 2007 // 11:00 PM

Mario Party 8

One of the key features of Mario Party 8 is that the game is an elaborate exercise in Marxist game play.

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Pilot X Puts a Crimp on the Business in 'The Mysterious Airman'

// Short Ends and Leader

"Mystery writer Arthur B. Reeve's influence in this film doesn't follow convention -- it follows his invention.

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