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May 2017

Antonio Gramsci street mural
May 25, 2017
John Kane

Any successful new Alt-Left movement must, according to Jayatilleka, establish itself on secure moral-political ground, the ‘moral’ element being crucial. It was in fact always crucial given that traditional Leftism meant a commitment to equality over arbitrary inequality, the dignity of labor over its exploitation, fairness over privilege, and so on.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets President Xi Jinping of China on the sidelines of the 2016 SCO Meeting in Tashkent.
May 23, 2017

The concern for security… is indeed legitimate, but dominant answers in terms of police and military, using violence and the threat...

Ahmet Davutoğlu at the third “Ministerial Meeting of Syria-Bordering Countries” — Zaatari Refugee Camp in Jordan, May 4, 2014.
May 18, 2017

In effect, I am contending that Davutoğlu’s prescriptive vision does not directly address a principal underlying cause of the...

graffiti on the street in Aleppo, Syria (Photo taken by Hala)
May 16, 2017

Herein lies the tremendous value of cultivating the sphere of public imagination in a time when the rights and lives of all living...

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Antonio Gramsci street mural
May 25, 2017
John Kane

Any successful new Alt-Left movement must, according to Jayatilleka, establish itself on secure moral-political ground, the ‘moral’ element being crucial. It was in fact always crucial given that traditional Leftism meant a commitment to equality over arbitrary inequality, the dignity of labor over its exploitation, fairness over privilege, and so on.