Sunday, January 12, 2014

The Intellectual Love Affair With Karl Marx

Originally spurred on by an article in Tablet Magazine on the new found love of Marx among young intellectuals, I embarked on a study of the American intellectual class's love affair with Marxism in the 20th century. The two primary resources referenced throughout the series are Hilton Kramer's Twilight of the Intellectuals and Lt. Gen. Ion Mihai Pacepa's Disinformation.

Links to the entire 11 part series are below. Enjoy!

1.Useful Intellectuals: Framing Marx for the Next Generation
2.Red or Dead: How Stalin Re-defined American Liberalism
3.The Assassination of Patriotism: Intellectuals, Disinformation and JFK
4.The Framing of Hitler's Pope
5.Sontag's Kulture Kamp
6.Jesus Was a Socialist: Soviet Liberation Mythology Invades the West
7.Vietnam, Hippies & False Peace
8.Political Gods: Framing a New Reality
9.Nomenklatura on Free Speech: Duck That
10.Pajama Boy Jewish According to...Marx
11.The Winning Move in the War Against the Nomenklatura

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