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Unhinging culture from culture?

Mar. 24, 2013 / by / 3 Comments
While the old world ("air quotes") has its karnevals and regional theaters, the US thrives on daily disorientation and dislocation. This isn't controversial, its rock n' roll. Otherwise, how can we so easily discount the fact that the entertainment industry is America's largest and most popular global export?


Mar. 02, 2013 / by / 2 Comments

Sustainable planning
Under the Cobblestones, the Beach!

What is the weight of a social imaginary on the construction of either a national politic or social movements?

How does Americas hamburger neo-liberal market of imagery boost or hide our potential to come together around needed social reforms?… More

Dreams in Situ

Feb. 21, 2013 / by / 0 Comments
The revolutionary project of a classless society, of an all-embracing historical life, implies the withering away of the social measurement of time in favour of a federation of independent times...The world already dreams of such a time. In order to actu­ally live it, it only needs to become fully conscious of it.