July 29, 2021

The Angel Of History And The Ruins Of Paris – Walter Benjamin In France, Part 3 (Emma Fiedler)

The following is the second of a two-part series. The first can be found here, the second here. A previous version of this article provided an incorrect name and bio for the author. We apologize for the error. The Eternal Return of the Same, or the Temporality of Hell “Fashion: Madam death! Madam death! -Giacomo […]

Anne Waldman’s A Dark Flower For The End Times (Roger Green)

In times of crisis, we turn to art. Today, Meep Records in Denver has released A Dark Flower For The End Times. This week, as many of us sit at home amid an international pandemic, we at The New Polis invite you to listen to Waldman’s words commenting on our times. Anne Waldman w/ Roger […]

The Angel Of History And The Ruins Of Paris – Walter Benjamin In France, Part 2 (Emma Fiedler)

The following is the second of a two-part series. The first can be found here. A previous version of this article provided an incorrect name and bio for the author. We apologize for the error. The awareness that they are about to make the continuum of history explode is characteristic of the revolutionary classes at […]

The Angel Of History And The Ruins Of Paris – Walter Benjamin In France, Part 1 (Emma Fiedler)

The following is the first of a three-part series. A previous version of this article provided an incorrect name and bio for the author. We apologize for the error. History is like Janus; it has two faces. Whether it looks at the past or at the present, it sees the same things.» -Maxime Du Camp, […]