"The working class and the employing class have nothing in common." –IWW Preamble, 1905
It was 1971. We were in our early 20’s and we were mad.
Sections of French and, more recently, American academic discourse in the “human sciences” have been dominated for decades by a terminology originating not in Heidegger but first of all in the writings of Nazis.
A critique of the Eurocentric conservatives and of the multiculturalists from the vantage point of an emerging WORLD culture.
The Polish workers’ movement opened an irreparable breach in Stalinist totalitarian rule, not in the name of Marx or Luxemburg, but with the blessings of the Pope, the U.S. government, the International Monetary Fund and the Friedmanite school of economics.
The question of the status of universality, whether attacked by its opponents as “white male”, or “Eurocentric”, or a “master discourse”, is today at the center of the current ideological debate