Tag Archives: Conservatism

How to understand Western Conservative support for Putin

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  Herland Report: Vladimir Putin is a powerful ideological symbol and a highly effective ideological litmus test. He is a hero to populist conservatives around the world and anathema to progressives. Vladimir Vladimirovich is not the president of a feminist NGO. He is not a transgender-rights activist. He is not an ombudsman appointed by the United Nations to make and …

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Hanne Nabintu Herland: On the fear of Western democracies turning totalitarian

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  The rise of totalitarianism in democratic states has worried Europe’s intellectuals for some time. The original fervent faith in the ability of modernity to overcome evil was significantly setback and reduced in the aftermath of the Second World War. Left thinkers such as Herbert Marcuse, Theodor W. Adorno, Max Horkheimer and Michel Foucault all attempted to use critical theory …

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