The Illusion of Choice

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Renegade Rhapsody

The state is that entity which claims a legitimate monopoly on the use of violence in a given territory, and the United States is no different. State violence is proffered as a solution to the consequences of past state intervention. And voting just results in the preservation of the statist quo.

Lost in Lexicon?

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Renegade Rhapsody

Sebastian Brunemeier discusses how the lexicon of academe serves to obscure meaning instead of constructing concrete ideas. The answer? Be precise.

The New Fourth Estate: Anonymous, Wikileaks and –archy

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Renegade Rhapsody

Technology has granted invasive new eyes and ears to government agencies, spurning the right to privacy. Felicitously, the individual has also been empowered with two new tools to check the corporate state: hacktivism and leaks.

Soul-crushing Discussion Classes

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Renegade Rhapsody

Sebastian Brunemeier discusses his frustrations with the shortcomings of discussion based classes at the Claremont Colleges and what can be done to avoid them.


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