From the tenth-anniversary issue of Cultural Logic, Stephen C. Ferguson (NCA&T): Social Contract as Bourgeois Ideology; Michael Mikulak (McMaster): Cross-pollinating Marxism and Deep Ecology: Towards a Post-humanist Eco-humanism; Philip Tonner (Glasgow): Freud, Bentham: Panopticism and the Super-Ego; Paula Cerni on the Age of Consumer Capitalism; Philip Bounds on George Orwell and the Dialogue with English Marxism; and Roland Boer on Socialism, Christianity, and Rosa Luxemborg; and a review of Naomi Klein's The Shock Doctrine and Peter McLaren and Nathalia Jaramillo's Pedagogy and Praxis in the Age of Empire. Johannes Grenzfurthner (Vienna): Every Five Seconds an Inkjet Printer Dies Somewhere. An excerpt (on tenure) from From Student to Scholar: A Candid Guide to Becoming a Professor by Steven M. Cahn. How fast you can read this online: How John McCain’s techno-monopolism will hurt the economy. Dreams of leaving: A review of Naked Airport by Alastair Gordon and Politics at the Airport. From CJR, an article on The Ploughman and the Professor: Consumer reporting in the age of the wise crowd. France has vomited on Bernard-Henri Levy and Michel Houellebecq for too long. The blogosphere has introduced some lazy writing, but brave new words continue to rise — Shakespeare would've loved it all.

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