Bernard-Henri Lévy caught out by fake philosopher

[Older article, but worth reposting. This guy Sokal hoaxed himself. Shows just how bad the standards are in French pop philosophy, postmodernism, poststructuralism, etc. - NP] By Henry Samuel in Paris  (http://www.telegraph.co.uk/) Mr Lévy, who in France goes simply by his initials BHL, has been doing the media rounds to promote his new work, On... Continue Reading →

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Ancient Syrian treasures shipped to US

(The New Arab) Since the start of Syria's war in 2011, $26 million worth of antiquities have been imported to the United States from the war-torn country, according to Live Science. The news website gathered its information from US Census Bureau documents, which listed many unidentified and undated items, marked only as "over 100 years old." The documents did not reveal, however, whether... Continue Reading →

Beware of These 10 Popular Chocolate Brands that Exploit Child Slaves

[Although boycotts aren't a good tool for social change, this article contains important truth behind imperialist corporations and First World lifestyles. Sweet tooths are based on slavery. -LL] Beware of These 10 Popular Chocolate Brands that Exploit Child Slaves by Nathan Wellman (http://usuncut.com/) Americans spend over a billion dollars every Halloween on chocolate, accounting for... Continue Reading →

The Nerfed World

The Nerfed World A spoken word (new-power.org) The First Worldists want a safe, comfortable world. They want a world where they have driven everything real away. They want coffee without caffeine. They want near beer. They want revolution without revolution, without violence. They want pads, cushions on everything, even the human soul. No sharp edges,... Continue Reading →

U.S. Secretly Infiltrated Cuba’s Hip-Hop Scene To Spark Anti-Government Movement: Report

by By DESMOND BUTLER, MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN, LAURA WIDES-MUNOZ and ANDREA RODRIGUEZ HAVANA (AP) — A U.S. agency's secret infiltration of Cuba's underground hip-hop groups scene to spark a youth movement against the government was "reckless" and "stupid," Sen. Patrick Leahy said Thursday after The Associated Press revealed the operation. On at least six occasions, Cuban... Continue Reading →

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