Revolutionary Mathematics convincingly demonstrates that our primary task in a critique of algorithmic logic should not be de-reification, which would presuppose a degree of control over technology that we do not possess. But it doesn’t always follow its own advice.
A review of Catherine Liu’s Virtue Hoarders.
Hate is an element of political organizing we are encouraged to disavow. But liberal sentimentality only leads to repetitive acting-out of the dynamics of dehumanization.
Left populism and its vicissitudes With the continued breakdown of the neoliberal order, “populism” has gained renewed importance in contemporary political discourse. Many leftists see great promise in populism, arguing that the left should take advantage of the affective politics that today are considered the domain of the right. Conjuring
How David Riesman's theory of traditional, inner, and other-directed character types helps explain the new range of psychological symptoms hobbling today’s young people.