In his new book, Noam Chomsky takes on a perilous human obsession: the mind-body split, dualism between spirit and matter.
Give this to Donald Trump: he helps us picture how the anti-democratic, right-wing, personality-driven movements of the 1930s came to power.
These days, portraying Canada's Conservatives as fascists may seem appropriate. That advanced study in political science is required to know why they are not says a lot about Canada today.
Professor Geoff Mann discusses his book 'Disassembly Required' and how it engages those people who may not be fully informed about the status quo, but know they want to make a change from capitalism.
Few would deny that capitalism is a broken system and in desperate need of change. Yet to imagine change, we need to understand how the system works. A new book by Geoff Mann attempts to explain.
Canadians are witnessing political failure on a massive scale. Separating fantasy from reality requires going well beyond explanations of government shortcomings identified by public choice theory.
In his newest bestseller, Anti-Fragile: Things That Gain From Disorder, Nassim Nicholas Taleb utilizes myths to illustrate three types of exposure to the unpredictable.
The dilemma for progressives is of a higher order than that of the incoming student: there is consensus that neoliberalism is dangerous but there is no agreement on a framework for information.
Despite the improvements that modernity has advanced, Professor Neil Smith understood that "the status quo is not much to quo about," that is, we remain in a world riven with suffocating inequalities.
In the spirit of "know thy enemy," I recently read Hayek's The Road to Serfdom. Hayek is, of course, the totemic figure of neoliberalism who fought Keynes and Keynesian economics in the 1930s.