“Propaganda is always the other. We are the principled,” said Norman Birnbaum. The left is rooted philosophically in the Enlightenment with its rejection of throne and altar. The left sought material redistribution for moral reasons-for the sake of transforming human nature. The left finds itself in a grave crisis that it ascribes to the tenacity of global capitalism with its weak understanding of history. The challenge is to forge new alliances.
Rainer Mausfeld, “Markets as a Fetish,” January 2019
Rainer Mausfeld, “Neoliberal Indoctrination,” February 2016
Rainer Mausfeld, “Propaganda: Making Alternatives Disappear,” July 2016
Rainer Mausfeld, “The Gigantic Chasm between Democratic Rhetoric and Capitalist Reality,” August 2019
Rainer Mausfeld, “The Silence of the Lambs,” February 2019
Rainer Mausfeld, “We Live in a Time of Radical Counter Enlightenment,” December 2018