Becoming Agamben – An Interview Concerning His Ideas And Influences (Antonio Gnolio/Ido Govrin)

The following is an interview with Italian philosopher Giorgio Agamben conducted by journalist Antonio Gnolio. Originally published in La Repubblica on May 15, 2016.  The interview is translated from the Italian by Ido Govrin.  It is translated with permission of La Repubblica. “I believe in the link between philosophy and poetry. I have always…

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How “Democratic” Is – And Has Been – The Muslim Brotherhood? – Part 1 (Kara Roberts)

The following is the first installment of a two-part series. Within the past century, Egypt has experienced extreme fluctuations within its society and has been characterized by outside domination, conflicting demands for the identity of itself as a nation-state, and economic dependency on external superpowers. Due to the tumultuousness of…

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On The Cultural Power Of Neoliberalism – Unlocking The Secret Of Identity Politics (Carl Raschke)

The following is a sequel to an earlier article published in the former Political Theology Today entitled “Kant, Hayek, and the Truth of the Market.” Whereas theories of classical liberalism in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries were consistently intertwined with emergent convictions concerning the superiority of democratic government, even if the…

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Call For Submissions

The New Polis invites submissions both of a scholarly and popular nature that fit within its broad range in topic areas from critical theory and cultural analysis to political thought and theology. We welcome all areas of expertise in the arts and humanities.  We do not publish social scientific articles with…

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