209- Desanctifying the Defense State with Marcie Smith and Max Blumenthal

209- Desanctifying the Defense State with Marcie Smith and Max Blumenthal

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Marcie Smith, and adjunct lecturer in economics at Jon Jay (CUNY) questions the sanctification of Gene Sharp, who has been called the "Machiavelli of nonviolence," and portrayed as apolitical. Smith talks to me about her recent piece, published on NonSite called "Change Agent: Gene Sharp's Noeliberal Nonviolence", which looks at Sharp's noeliberal ideology and his role as a defense state intellectual and Cold War champion. This I play the audio of a book talk I ... See More

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