Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/218868
Authors: 
Bichler, Shimshon
Nitzan, Jonathan
Year of Publication: 
2020
Series/Report no.: 
Working Papers on Capital as Power No. 2020/03
Publisher: 
Forum on Capital As Power - Toward a New Cosmology of Capitalism, s.l.
Abstract: 
The French Revolution changed the world. In the new order, the masters no longer need Monsieur Fouche and the thought police. They don’t need guillotines to clip brains and scissors to censor pamphlets. They don’t need strategic-studies institutes to manage oppression and navigate conflict. Instead, they prefer to subsidize ‘cultural pluralism’ and ‘critical studies’, support centres for democracy and privatization, and promote civil-society networks and global NGOs. They are no longer afraid of words. Or so we are told....
Subjects: 
academia
censorship
gatekeepers
science
JEL: 
P16
Creative Commons License: 
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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