Gracias a Emiliano Silva Izquierdo por haber traducido mi reciente artículo, “The CIA & the Frankfurt School’s Anti-Communism,” al español, y a Rebelión por haberlo publicado: “La CIA y el anticomunismo de la Escuela de Frankfurt“.
I was honored to be interviewed by “The Barricade” regarding my book project “The Intellectual World War.” The interview, entitled “The CIA, the Universities, and Anti-Communist Marxism,” is in two parts (see below).
I was honored to be interviewed by Midwestern Marx regarding my recent article, “The CIA & and the Frankfurt School’s Anti-Communism,” as well as some of my other recent articles on the global theory industry, particularly “Critical and Revolutionary Theory.”
My article, “The CIA & the Frankfurt School’s Anti-Communism,” was just published in the Los Angeles Review of Books’ “The Philosophical Salon.”
Excerpt: “Adorno and Horkheimer thus ultimately played the role of radical recuperators. Cultivating an appearance of radicality, they recuperated the very activity of critique within a pro-Western, anti-communist ideology. Like other members of the petty-bourgeois intelligentsia in Europe and the United States, which formed the basis of Western Marxism, they publicly expressed their social-chauvinistic disgust with what they described as the savage barbarians in the East, who dared to take up the weapon of Marxist theory à la Lenin and use it to act on the principle that they could rule themselves. From the relative comforts of their capitalist-funded professorial citadel in the West, they defended the superiority of the Euro-American world that promoted them against what they referred to as the levelling project of the bolshevized barbarians in the uncivilized periphery.” [read more]
Here is the second part of my interview with the great historian and popular educator Jacques Pauwels for Liberation School. It is entitled “Global Class War: From the Russian Revolution to the Cold War.” The first part, entitled “Global Class War: From the French Revolution to the Russian Revolution,” is available here.
I had a wonderful conversation with Sean Blackmon and Jacquie Luqman yesterday on “By Any Means Necessary” (click here to watch or listen). We discussed Ukraine, Nazism, fascism, the history of WWII, the PR-propaganda complex, racist police terror and much more.
I was honored to be interviewed by Brian Becker on “The Socialist Program” for BreakThrough News. We discuss the deep history of Nazism in Ukraine, as well as its contemporary manifestations and root causes. The conversation develops some of the arguments I’ve made in “Nazis in Ukraine: Seeing through the Fog of the Information War” and “The U.S. Did Not Defeat Fascism after WWII–It Discretely Internationalized It.”
I was honored to be interviewed by Lee Camp about my recent Liberation News article, “Nazis in Ukraine: Seeing through the Fog of the Information War.” We situate the current conflict within the deeper history of NATO, fascism & Ukraine.