How toxic universities kick people out

Many, if not most, universities have become managed, neo-liberalized, managerialized, and very toxic places. Since the advent of neoliberalism – when Thatcher ‘married’ Reagan during the 1980s and this ideology infected universities – university apparatchiks [аппаратчик] have been working very...

Ovidiu Țichindeleanu: Who speaks for our region?

Interview with the Romanian philosopher about non-alignment as an option for the East of the European continent, regional internationalism and popular sovereignty. Originally published at Cross-Border Talks. Ovidiu Țichindeleanu is a philosopher and cultural theorist,...

Germany’s declining middle class

Even though Marx’s well-acknowledged truth that capitalism creates two classes is over 160 years old, class remains a much debated issue. Marx’s idea is relatively straightforward. In capitalism, there are two classes: firstly, there are workers or proletariat. Workers...