How to Lose a Country is an impassioned plea, a warning to the world that populism and nationalism don’t march fully-formed into government; they creep. Proposing alternative, global answers to the pressing political questions of our time, Temelkuran explores the insidious idea of ‘real people’. / ..
Techno-scientific progress is utterly transforming our world--changing it beyond recognition. Philosopher Slavoj Z?iz?ek looks at the world of Big Tech, revealing how we find ourselves moving closer and closer to a bizarrely literal realization of Marx's prediction that "all that is solid melts into..
Mark Greif channels the thought and spirit of the greatest of American dissenters, Henry David Thoreau, with each learned, original, entertaining, and serious essay in Against Everything. They are the work of a young intellectual that is reinventing and reinvigorating what intellectuals can be and s..
In these troubled times, even the most pessimistic diagnosis of our future ends with an uplifting hint that there is light at the end of the tunnel. Yet, argues Slavoj Zizek, it is only when we have admitted to ourselves that our situation is completely hopeless that fundamental change can be brough..
Following the success of Virus. Neither dead nor alive, José Antonio López, once again surprises us with a rigorous, thoughtful and entertaining book that illustrates the coronavirus. In these pages you will find a personal analysis of the pandemic caused by SARS-CoV-2, its origin, how it is affecti..
Written over many years, Lost Chronicles has been out of reach for many readers for a long time, for diverse and often obscure reasons. Its rescue and republication not only allowed for the appreciation of the literary talent of its author but also the surprising relevance his points of view still h..
After assaying the contemporary history, the author Samir Kassir tries to shed light on the political and intellectual causes of the evil that corrupts the Arab societies and also in this essay he will propose some possible sugestions to overcome the crisis. / No es recomendable ser árabe en nuestr..
One part of the role played by the family, and the hierarchy that sustained it, has been displaced to social networks, whose devices are more horizontal and permanently connected. They are not an inconsiderable support for hypermodern subjects, orphaned of references, but at the same time they show ..
When Andy Ngo was attacked in the streets of Portland by antifa in the summer of 2019, most people assumed it was an isolated incident. But those who'd been following Ngo's reporting in outlets like the New York Post and Quillette knew that the attack was only the latest in a long line of crimes per..
In 1977, Manuel Vázquez Montalbán wrote this concise and insightful dictionary, in which he tackled Francoism as a historical, political, sociological and even aesthetic reality: now, in co-edition with the Barcelona City Council, it has been recovered with some scathing illustrations by Miguel Brie..
Freedom as a fundamental value, equity and dialogue can justify a balanced, reasonable, democratic position, in short, of the political center. These are our ten reasons for being a political center. / El fin de las ideologías y del denominado “pensamiento fuerte” nos llevó a lo largo del S. XX a l..
Left and right are archaic political categories that lack meaning today. The aspirations of the left were fulfilled and that dichotomy disappeared... Did the left really win? Is it true that left and right are no longer useful to understand politics? Half a century ago, the great ideological corpus ..