By Jodi Dean
Dean’s critique levels from her argument that the time period democracy has develop into a meaningless cipher invoked through the left and correct alike to an research of the myth of loose exchange underlying neoliberalism, and from an exam of recent theories of sovereignty complex by way of politicians and left teachers to a glance on the altering meanings of “evil” within the speeches of U.S. presidents because the mid-twentieth century. She emphasizes the futility of a politics enacted by way of contributors made up our minds to not offend someone, and she or he examines questions of fact, wisdom, and gear on the subject of September 11 conspiracy theories. Dean insists that any reestablishment of an important and functional left politics would require laying off the mantle of victimization, confronting the wedding of neoliberalism and democracy, and mobilizing varied phrases to symbolize political innovations and goals.
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Democracy and Other Neoliberal Fantasies: Communicative Capitalism and Left Politics (e-Duke books scholarly collection.) by Jodi Dean