Walter Benjamin

Type: Person
Name: Walter Benjamin
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Writers or Missionaries?

Adam Shatz in The Nation: Shortly after September 11, I interviewed V.S. Naipaul about his views on Islam for The New York Times Magazine. Much of what he said was predictably ugly, a provocation calculated to offend liberal sensibilities. “Non-fundamentalist ... [Published 3quarksdaily - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

11 Wonderfully Illuminating Quotes From Walter Benjamin

Get ready for some Illuminations *~*~ In honor of his 122nd birthday today! On writing: callejerorev.com On a person's library: acasadevidro.com On happiness: Maira Kalman / Via forward.com On jotting things down: urbanshanghai.wordpress.com ... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Operation Eastleigh was a total failure

YESTERDAY the Independent Policing Oversight Authority released a damning report into the police sweep in Eastleigh that began in April.'Operation Sanitization of Eastleigh' was supposed to flush out al Shabaab operatives from a predominantly Somali suburb ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Union protests | @guardianletters

_ Aditya Chakrabortty is correct in making the connection between strong unions and a healthier economy (, 8 July). On Thursday, as a striking NUT member, I'll be proud to walk alongside colleagues from Unite, Unison and PCS, not just to show outrage ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

UDAY SINGH MEHTA IN CONVERSATION WITH AKEEL BILGRAMI

From Permanent Black: Mehta: I think of you, especially in the essays that constitute this book, as doing a rather particular kind of philosophy. It is a very distinguished tradition of practitioners, including the late Richard Rorty, Bernard ... [Published 3quarksdaily - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Every Datum Tells a Story: The dawning of the age of meta-information

Mark P. Mills and M. Anthony Mills in City Journal: How will these technologies transform human communication? The beginnings of an answer can be found in the nearly century-old writings of German critic Walter Benjamin, who came of age during the ... [Published 3quarksdaily - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

Alien elements

Greetings From Jerusalem AvenueJoanna Rajkowska, or ‘Rajka’ as she’s known in her native Poland, is an artist whose work has occupied and transformed public space from Brazil to Palestine, the US to Turkey. Her work attempts to influence people’s identities ... [Published Red Pepper - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Commentary: Crystal Bridges Can Save Your Soul

"We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are."-- Anais NinIt was a beautiful Saturday afternoon last month when my wife and I decided to treat ourselves to lunch at Eleven, the restaurant at the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.I was ... [Published North West Arkansas Times - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Review of Paul Scheerbart, Lesabéndio: An Asteroid Novel

Todd Cronan at nonsite: For admirers of the work of Walter Benjamin, a translation of Paul Scheerbart’s Lesabéndio: An Asteroid Novel is a major event. Benjamin continually lauded Lesabéndio throughout his life, most decisively in his famous vision ... [Published 3quarksdaily - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

Every Datum Tells a Story

Mark P. Mills and M. Anthony MillsEvery generation has its defining technology, and every decade, it seems, needs a label. The sixties were the Space Age, the nineties the Internet Age. The seventies and eighties saw the computer revolution. The decade ... [Published City Journal - Jun 29 2014]
First reported May 15 2014 - Updated May 15 2014 - 1 reports

Paging Walter Benjamin

Art market metaphor du jour : Sounding a rather surreal note, the evening began with a short modern dance performance by four members of the Paul Taylor Dance Company, on a small dance floor installed for the occasion next to the auctioneer’s rostrum, ... [Published FT Alphaville - May 15 2014]
First reported Apr 27 2014 - Updated Apr 27 2014 - 1 reports

Walter Benjamin’s theory of fascism

Walter Benjamin This is part of Marc H. Ellis’s “Exile and the Prophetic” feature for Mondoweiss. To read the entire series visit the archive page. Thank God Passover and Easter are over – and the peace process, too. Not to worry, though, just like ... [Published Mondoweiss - Apr 27 2014]

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Don't be Misérables – it's Hugo's original manu... [Published Conversation AU - Jul 23 2014]
Non-fiction's beauty is in the I of the beholder [Published Conversation AU - Jul 22 2014]
Writers or Missionaries? [Published 3quarksdaily - Jul 22 2014]
Olympicopolis: Dr Roth wants V&A to think bigge... [Published The First Post: Latest - Jul 21 2014]
Celebrity selfies have value—just don’t try to ... [Published Quartz - Jul 17 2014]
11 Wonderfully Illuminating Quotes From Walter ... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Jul 15 2014]
Operation Eastleigh was a total failure [Published The Star (Kenya) - Jul 15 2014]
A Brief Anthology of ‘Quotations’ [Published Vice Magazine US - Jul 14 2014]
Judith Butler: Jewishness and the Critique of Z... [Published Canadian Dimension - Jul 12 2014]
The East Village is replaced by its own simulacrum [Published The Villager - Jul 10 2014]
Union protests | @guardianletters [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 09 2014]
UDAY SINGH MEHTA IN CONVERSATION WITH AKEEL BIL... [Published 3quarksdaily - Jul 07 2014]
Every Datum Tells a Story: The dawning of the a... [Published 3quarksdaily - Jul 06 2014]
Alien elements [Published Red Pepper - Jul 05 2014]
Commentary: Crystal Bridges Can Save Your Soul [Published North West Arkansas Times - Jul 03 2014]
Review of Paul Scheerbart, Lesabéndio: An Aster... [Published 3quarksdaily - Jul 01 2014]
Kool A.D.'s Bizarre Pop-Culture Carnival [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - Jun 30 2014]
Every Datum Tells a Story [Published City Journal - Jun 29 2014]
Slavoj Žižek: Only a radicalised left can save ... [Published New Statesman - Jun 25 2014]
Traces and Shiny Evidence [Published Domus - Jun 24 2014]
The Battle for Soft Power: America's Digital Co... [Published Huffington Post - Jun 23 2014]
Solo in Paris [Published Manila Bulletin - Jun 21 2014]
Shaka, When the Walls Fell [Published Atlantic Monthly - Jun 18 2014]
Frank Schirrmacher [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 17 2014]
Melon Love: From Raphael to Tenacious D, a Brie... [Published Pacific Standard - Jun 16 2014]
Mapping what’s been lost [Published Mondoweiss - Jun 12 2014]
[tt] Economist: On walking: Pedestrian observat... [Published TranshumanTech - Jun 09 2014]
Paging Walter Benjamin [Published FT Alphaville - May 15 2014]
Mothering Tech Savvy Children [Published Global Voices Online - May 11 2014]
New play by Carl Djerassi, inventor of the pill... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 29 2014]
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Writers or Missionaries? [Published 3quarksdaily - Jul 22 2014]
Adam Shatz in The Nation: Shortly after September 11, I interviewed V.S. Naipaul about his views on Islam for The New York Times Magazine. Much of what he said was predictably ugly, a provocation calculated to offend liberal sensibilities. “Non-fundamentalist ...
11 Wonderfully Illuminating Quotes From Walter ... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Jul 15 2014]
Get ready for some Illuminations *~*~ In honor of his 122nd birthday today! On writing: callejerorev.com On a person's library: acasadevidro.com On happiness: Maira Kalman / Via forward.com On jotting things down: urbanshanghai.wordpress.com ...
UDAY SINGH MEHTA IN CONVERSATION WITH AKEEL BIL... [Published 3quarksdaily - Jul 07 2014]
From Permanent Black: Mehta: I think of you, especially in the essays that constitute this book, as doing a rather particular kind of philosophy. It is a very distinguished tradition of practitioners, including the late Richard Rorty, Bernard ...
Every Datum Tells a Story: The dawning of the a... [Published 3quarksdaily - Jul 06 2014]
Mark P. Mills and M. Anthony Mills in City Journal: How will these technologies transform human communication? The beginnings of an answer can be found in the nearly century-old writings of German critic Walter Benjamin, who came of age during the ...
Review of Paul Scheerbart, Lesabéndio: An Aster... [Published 3quarksdaily - Jul 01 2014]
Todd Cronan at nonsite: For admirers of the work of Walter Benjamin, a translation of Paul Scheerbart’s Lesabéndio: An Asteroid Novel is a major event. Benjamin continually lauded Lesabéndio throughout his life, most decisively in his famous vision ...
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