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Manuscripts Don't Burn

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  • Bichler, Shimshon
  • Nitzan, Jonathan

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The French Revolution changed the world. In the new order, the masters no longer need Monsieur Fouche and the thought police. They don’t need guillotines to clip brains and scissors to censor pamphlets. They don’t need strategic-studies institutes to manage oppression and navigate conflict. Instead, they prefer to subsidize ‘cultural pluralism’ and ‘critical studies’, support centres for democracy and privatization, and promote civil-society networks and global NGOs. They are no longer afraid of words. Or so we are told....

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  • Bichler, Shimshon & Nitzan, Jonathan, 2020. "Manuscripts Don't Burn," Working Papers on Capital as Power 2020/03, Capital As Power - Toward a New Cosmology of Capitalism.
  • Handle: RePEc:zbw:capwps:202003
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