Bound by rules, yet constantly changing, language might be the ultimate self-regulating system, with nobody in charge by Lane Greene Aeon Dec 6, 2018 Decades before the rise of social media, polarisation plagued discussions about language. By and large, it still does. Everyone who cares about the topic is officially required to take one of two stances. … Continue reading Who decides what words mean?
Trump’s language seems buffoonish, but he’s no clown. His rhetoric is meant to destroy thought and democracy by HENRY A. GIROUX Slate NOVEMBER 18, 2018 Somewhere every culture has an imaginary zone for what it excludes, and it is that zone we must try to remember today. -- Catherine Clement In an age when speed overcomes thought, … Continue reading Donald Trump’s fascist politics and the language of disappearance