Category Archives: Jake Keyel

Cultivating Radical Imagination: Envisioning Alternatives to Ascendant Reactionary Movements and Neoliberal Self-Destruction

Setting the Stakes Every historical moment contains risks for social retrenchment, for exploitation, violence and attempts by one or another group to dominate others. However, simultaneously, there are always possibilities for collective liberation. Human social, cultural and political history unfolds … Continue reading

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The Spectre Haunting North America? A Democratic Socialist Moment in the Era of Trump

Introduction On November 8, 2016, Donald J. Trump won the U.S. Presidency for the Republican Party (GOP) with a minority 45% of the popular vote. One year later, elections were again held in several states and localities. In what many … Continue reading

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Cooperative Organizations: Toward an On-Going Practice of Democracy

Introduction The United States (U.S.) recently completed a national election. Millions of people went to the polls and voted for President as well as for legislators and considered referenda on multiple issues. Shortly before the election, current U.S. President Barack … Continue reading

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Migrant Crises: The Cosmopolitan Imperative

The founding of international institutions in the wake of the Second World War represented, in some ways, a significant step toward realizing cosmopolitan norms (Benhabib 2006; Held 2009). Despite this progress, however, “nationness” remains, as Anderson has observed, “the most … Continue reading

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