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The Baffler No. 39 - The Organization of Hatreds
Henry Adams defined politics as “the systematic organization of hatreds.” Behold Baffler no. 39, wherein our contributors plumb the depths of the ever-destabilizing, digitally deranged neoliberal order. Jonathon Sturgeon examines how civil wars have spread across the globe right under the noses cultural arbiters celebrating our “long peace.” Scott Beauchamp explores how th ...more
Paperback, 136 pages
Published May 2018 by The Baffler Foundation, Inc.
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"River of No Return," "Dispatches from the Grey Zone," and "Manufacturing Consent" are the crown gems here. Ehrenrich's piece is uncharacteristically trifling and a bit slight, and the two pieces in the middle about the institutions of higher education have lower batting averages than the majority of the salvos, but overall a consistently strong offering.