Joshua Smeltzer

Book Review: Assembly by Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri

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Why is it that so many revolutions and other social movements have seemingly failed to bring their emancipatory ideals into being? In response to this enduring question, Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri offer Assembly, which inverts the traditional division of revolutionary labour to give strategic force to the assembly of the multitude. While the book aims to offer a blueprint […]

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    Book Review: The Ordinary Virtues: Moral Order in a Divided World by Michael Ignatieff

Book Review: The Ordinary Virtues: Moral Order in a Divided World by Michael Ignatieff

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In The Ordinary Virtues: Moral Order in a Divided World, Michael Ignatieff aims to take ethics out of the seminar room by examining the role of ‘ordinary virtues’ such as trust, forgiveness and reconciliation in local contexts and settings. While the book travels the globe to underscore both the fragility and strength of community-based networks of solidarity as part of Ignatieff’s broader commitment […]

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    Book Review: Marx, Capital and the Madness of Economic Reason by David Harvey

Book Review: Marx, Capital and the Madness of Economic Reason by David Harvey

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In Marx, Capital and the Madness of Economic Reason, David Harvey provides a new systemisation of Karl Marx’s work in order to uncover, explore and explain the ‘madness of economic reason’ in the twenty-first century. This is an impressively wide-ranging work that draws upon Marx as a toolbox for contending with the crises of capital today, but Joshua Smeltzer is left […]

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