September 26, 2022

The Heretic And The Iconoclast – Sylvia Wynter’s Engagement With Derrida, Part 1 (Brendan John Brown)

The following article consists in a three-part-series. The full article can be found in The New Polis Journal. “The density of History determines none of my acts”-Frantz Fanon, Black Skin, White Masks[1] “unheard-of thoughts are required, thoughts that are sought across the memory of old signs” -Jacques Derrida, Voice and Phenomenon[2] “Human beings are magical”- […]

CRITICAL CONVERSATIONS – Psychedelic Aesthetics And the Crises of Liberalism , An Interview With Roger Green (Critical Conversations)

The following Critical Conversation took place on February 17, 2022 with Roger Green, author of A Transatlantic Political Theology of Psychedelic Aesthetics: Enchanted Citizens. Carl Raschke: Welcome to critical conversations, again. Tonight, or this afternoon, or this morning, depending on what time zone you’re in, we have Roger Green presenting. Roger is an old and […]

The Fracturing Of World Order – A Series of International and Interdisciplinary Online Mini-Conferences, Call For Papers And Presentations (Announcement)

The Journal for Cultural and Religious Theory and The New Polis in collaboration with representatives of the University of Denver announces a call for papers and presentations for a set of international and interdisciplinary online mini-conferences on the topic of “The Fracturing of World Order.” JCRT and The New Polis are part of the family […]

Putin’s Evil Empire Secretly Enabled By His Corrupt Western Elite Paymasters (Carl Raschke)

Putin’s vicious assault on Ukraine has been a long time in coming.  But it is not simply the case that the American and European establishment underestimated all along Putin’s grievances and his resolve to use brutal force, even egregiously violate international law, to assuage them.   All at once many among the cosmopolitan elites and the […]

CRITICAL CONVERSATIONS – The Power of “Political Erasure”, A Seminar With Arthur Bradley (Announcements)

Sign up for this online seminar with distinguished British political philosopher Arthur Bradley on the compelling and most timely issue of “political erasure.“ When? Thursday, March 10, 10:00-12:00 am Mountain Standard Time, 17:00 to 19:00 Greenwich Mean Time, 18:00-20:00 Central European Time Registration Link: https://udenver.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwkdeGorT4sEtIg_3MrkO0fm6E-vgjtI1Az You must register in advance for this session. Registration is […]

The New Polis Is Now Also A Peer-Reviewed Academic Journal (Announcement)

The New Polis is now also a peer-reviewed academic journal. We announce the inaugural issue (vol. 1, no. 1) for the winter of 2022 entitled “Decoloniality and the Disintegration of Western Cognitive Empire: Rethinking Sovereignty and Territoriality in the 21st Century”. The issue is a compilation of papers and panel discussions for an online conference […]

The Revolution Of Respect – The Overlooked Factor In Globalization That Is Driving Everything, Part 2 (Carl Raschke)

The following is the text of the University Lecture given by New Polis editor Carl Raschke for the University of Denver (DU). According to the DU website, “the University Lecturer Award is given in recognition of superlative creative and scholarly work”. This is the second of a two-part transcript. The first can be found here. At the same time, […]

The Revolution Of Respect – The Overlooked Factor In Globalization That Is Driving Everything, Part 1 (Carl Raschke)

The following is the text of the University Lecture given by New Polis editor Carl Raschke for the University of Denver (DU). According to the DU website, “the University Lecturer Award is given in recognition of superlative creative and scholarly work”. The transcript is published in two parts. The second can be found here. As […]

Critical Conversations – Psychedelic Aesthetics and the Crises of Liberalism, A Postsecular Approach (Critical Conversations)

The New Polis is resuming for 2022 its regular interviews and conversations with noted academics and thought leaders on a variety of engaging and timely topics. The following Critical Conversation will kick off an ongoing series, which will feature an online conference in early September, 2022, on the topic of “deep globalization“. When: Thursday, February […]

Is Scotland A Colony? (Richard Saville-Smith)

The following was given as a presentation at the international conference “Decoloniality And Disintegration Of Western Cognitive Empire – Rethinking Sovereignty And Territoriality In The 21st Century” in April 2021. In 2019 The Right Honourable Boris Johnson had Her Majesty the Queen appoint him as the first ‘The Minister for the Union’, as the first […]