Today we are living in a new chapter of Western Civilization: the age of neoliberalism. In these days, most probably don’t know the meaning of this phrase. Neoliberalism is a product of historical development that can be summarized as a new stage in the development of imperialism.
There lived a man of our times who inherited a vast empire. He would stroll the hallways of his company skyscraper, nodding and greeting the many laborers who worked under him, and everyone knew him to be a benevolent, agreeable, sensible man of business. …
To better understand the current (2018) “crisis in Bolivarian Venezuela”, one should contemplate Venezuela’s historical development and material conditions. This essay seeks to provide a brief historical perspective in regards to contemporary Venezuelan conditions—with an emphasis on Venezuela’s political, societal, and economic conditions leading-up to, and during, the presidency of Hugo Rafael Chávez Frías.
Nietzsche v. Jünger; —Or, Nietzsche v. Nietzsche? This is a paradox that highlights the existential work of two great thinkers. Or, perhaps they are one great thinker, merely separated by time, technology, and battlefields? One thing is certain: the diagnosis of the sickness of modernity that these two great thinkers brought into the world will forever shape the conditions of contemporary philosophy. The following is a reflection on two of modernity’s most prophetic figures, Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche and Ernst Jünger.
AM: In this free-form essay, contributor Artist-Tyrant explores the history, evolution, and inter-ideology of socialism as a concept and political theory across both the “left” and “right” divide, dissecting both founding philosophies and contemporary ideological developments while also arguing inherent right-wing philosophy within socialism as an ideology itself.