Introduction to Platypus readings
10 sessions of readings introducing the raison dâ€™Ãªtre of the Platypus project.
â€¢ Blumberg, Cutrone, Khan, Leonard, and Rubin, Forum: The decline of the Left in the 20th century
â€¢ Anderson, Cutrone, Kreitman, Postel, and Turl, Forum: Imperialism: What is it, why should we be against it?
â€¢ Albert, Cutrone, Duncombe, and Holmes, Forum: The 3 Rs: reform, revolution and â€œresistance:â€ The problematic forms of â€œanti-capitalismâ€ today
â€¢ Brennan, Davis, Hendricks, Mujica, and Rubin, Forum: What is a movement?
â€¢ Hendricks, Hughes, Mwaura, and Thindwa, Forum: Left behind: The working class in the crisis
â€¢ Platypus Historians Group, Catastrophe, historical memory, and the Left: 60 years of Israel-Palestine
â€¢ Ibish, Kovel, and Rubin, Forum: Which way forward for Palestinian liberation?
â€¢ Goodman and Rubin, Forum: Marxism and Israel
â€¢ Farrow, Gabrellas, Mucciaroni, and Wolf, Forum: Which way forward for sexual liberation?
â€¢ Nogales, Pereira Di Salvo, and Rojas, Forum: Politics of the contemporary student Left
â€¢ Brennan, Klatt, Petcov, and Weger, Forum: Ideology and the student Left
â€¢ Bernstein, Cutrone, Goehr, and Horowitz, Forum: The relevance of Critical Theory to art today
â€¢ Cutrone, Feenberg, Westerman, and Brown, Platypus convention plenary: The politics of Critical Theory
â€¢ Horkheimer and Adorno, "Discussion about Theory and Praxis" (AKA "Towards a New Manifesto?") [Deutsch] (1956)
â€¢ Horkheimer, selections from DÃ¤mmerung
â€¢ Adorno, "Resignation"
â€¢ Cutrone, "The Marxist hypothesis"
â€¢ Cutrone, "The Left is dead! -- Long live the Left!" Vicissitudes of historical consciousness and the possibilities for emancipatory social politics today
â€¢ Cutrone, Morrison, and Rubin, Platypus convention plenary: The Platypus synthesis: History, theory, and practice