June 29, 2022

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, […]

Rescuing Political Theology From Its Passionate Partisans (Carl Raschke)

It is high time, I fear, for someone to call “bovine body waste” on the seemingly inexhaustible creativity in the current overuse and abuse of the phrase “political theology.” Ever since Carl Schmitt minted the term in the 1920s, it has wobbled over the generations not only in its connotations, but also in its theoretical […]

The Yellow Vest Uprising – From Berlin To Paris A Spirit Of “Post-Capitalism” May Be Aborning (Carl Raschke)

It is slightly more than an hour, mostly by autobahn, from the glitzy, high-end tourist neighborhood on the west side of Berlin known as Kurfürstendam (Ku’damm for short) to the small, historically famous city of Wittenberg where Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses to the church door and launched the Protestant Reformation just a little […]