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UTOPIAN SOCIETIES (VIIb) – UTOPIAS IN africa,china&non western

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  08/01/18) A)Dangerous Utopias by Anthony Egan We do not live in a perfect world. Nor do we live in an absolute nightmare. The word utopia is derived from a novel of the same name, written in 1516 by St Thomas … Continue reading

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UTOPIAN SOCIETIES (VIIa) – UTOPIAS IN CHINA-Why China Thinks It Can Build a Utopian World Order

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  22/01/17) Nobel laureate Rudyard Kipling argued in “The White Man’s Burden” that it is the moral responsibility of the superior white race to occupy lands populated by people who are “half-devil and half child” and to rule … Continue reading

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UTOPIAN SOCIETIES (VIc) – UTOPIAS IN ROO(M)CIA – ROU(M)SIA – RUSSIA last

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  14/01/15 ) UTOPIAS OF LIFE All the utopias of space suffered in varying degress from one-dimensionality, environmentalism, and a compulsive single-formula mentality. Though operating in the arena of the feasible, they ail too seldom examined the materiał … Continue reading

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OI OIKOYMENISTES OMILOUSIN PERI TOUTOU PRO POLLOU MAIS…

Από τον καπιταλισμό στον Μετακαπιταλισμό (Postcapitalism) Ο καπιταλισμός πνέει τα λοίσθια, η αντικατάσταση του δεν είναι πλέον ένα ουτοπικό όνειρο, και οι βασικές μορφές μιας μετακαπιταλιστικής οικονομίας μπορούν να βρεθούν μέσα στο παρόν σύστημα, και να αναπτυχθούν ταχύτατα. Αυτά είναι … Continue reading

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UTOPIAN SOCIETIES (VIclas) – UTOPIAS IN ROO(M)CIA – ROU(M)SIA – RUSSIA

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  14/01/15) UTOPIAS OF LIFEAil the utopias of space suffered in varying degress from one-dimensionality,environmentalism, and a compulsive single-formula mentality. Though operating  in the arena of the feasible, they ail too seldom examined the materiał — human beings … Continue reading

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UTOPIAN SOCIETIES (VIb) – UTOPIAS IN ROO(M)CIA – ROU(M)SIA – RUSSIA

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  10/05/14 ) UTOPIAS OF SPACE Utopias of space are programs for a new environment, new institutions, and new  habits to fit the coming arrangement of things. They differ from temporal utopia  in that they are seen to … Continue reading

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UTOPIAN SOCIETIES (VIa) – UTOPIAS IN ROO(M)CIA – ROU(M)SIA – RUSSIA

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  29/10/13 ) Utopias of time, space, and life in the Russian Revolution Historians and literary scholars are much addicted to classifying utopias. The  problem of définition lies in the fact that utopia impinges upon literature, political  thought, … Continue reading

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UTOPIAN SOCIETIES (Vb) – UTOPIAS IN HOMERICA

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  19/10/12  AND  25/10/13) ORIGINS OF THE COLONIES Ronneburg, a medieval castle in the Hesse province of Germany, which was occupied by Inspirationists in the 18th century Photograph from “Seven Villages Practicing Modified Capitalism” printed by the Amana … Continue reading

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UTOPIAN SOCIETIES (IVc) – After Post-Socialism: Social Theory, Utopia, and the Work of Castoriadis in a Global Age

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  22/04/13) Against overcorrection: Risking the universal Chamsy el-Ojeili’s paper provides a useful and insightful overview of some of the  most important trends in post-Marxist thought since the middle of the 20th century.Post-Marxists have sought to move away … Continue reading

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UTOPIAN SOCIETIES (IVb) – After Post-Socialism: Social Theory, Utopia, and the Work of Castoriadis in a Global Age

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  13/10/12  kai 19/10/12) Back to Marxism and Socialism? Having set out these central post-Marxist contentions, I want now to turn to wrestle  with them a little, suggesting a number of crucial problems with post-Marxist and  post-socialist emphases … Continue reading

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UTOPIAN SOCIETIES (V) – UTOPIAS IN HOMERICA

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  20/6/12  AND  13/10/12) The Amana Colonies were one of many utopian colonies established on American soil during the 18th and 19th centuries. There were hundreds of communal utopian experiments in the early United States, and the Shakers … Continue reading

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UTOPIAN SOCIETIES (IVa) – After Post-Socialism: Social Theory, Utopia, and the Work of Castoriadis in a Global Age

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  20/6/12) A widespread feature of contemporary social theoretical commentary has been tonote the post-1970s troubles faced by social theory, utopia, Marxism, and  socialism, often linked to the proliferating “posts” and “ends of” that have marked  discussion in … Continue reading

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UTOPIAN SOCIETIES (III)-Από την “κοινωνία της γνώσης” στην γνώση της κοινωνίας

  (BEING CONTINUED FROM  23/4/12) Την περίοδο που διανύουμε, η οποία όλο και περισσότερο χαρακτηρίζεται από τη χιονοστιβάδα του καπιταλισμού που παρασύρει στο διάβα της συλλογικές αναφορές στέλνοντας την ιστορία των αγώνων για την κοινωνική χειραφέτηση στα αζήτητα, κάθε προσπάθεια … Continue reading

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UTOPIAN SOCIETIES(II)-Ουτοπία

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  19/4/12) A)Γράφει η Μαρία Μπερτσουκλή : Δρούμε και ζούμε σε μια κοινωνία που μας απογοητεύει καθημερινά, μια κοινωνία κατά κοινή ομολογία άδικη, με αποτέλεσμα όπως φαίνεται και μέσα από διάφορες έρευνες, στις καρδιές και στις σκέψεις των … Continue reading

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