Category Archives: Bertrand Russell

George Orwell on Power

One of the subjects I come back to again and again on this blog is the doctrine of “American exceptionalism”; the idea that the United States — and only the United States — can preemptively invade any country on Earth … Continue reading

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Bertrand Russell on politics and power

A few weeks ago I was browsing the selection at the local library when I picked up a little book called Power by philosopher and noted anti-imperialist, Bertrand Russell. Though written in 1938, much of what Russell wrote remains timely … Continue reading

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