Netflix’s Trotsky miniseries demonizes its namesake with antisemitic themes and rank nationalism.
Landon Frim is assistant professor of philosophy at St. Joseph’s College-New York.
Steven Pinker’s technocratic liberalism has nothing to do with the radical spirit of the Enlightenment.
The socialist project isn’t to rebel against the values of liberty, equality, and fraternity, but to show how capitalism is incapable of fulfilling them.
Alt-right conspiracy theorists have embraced postmodern philosophy. The Left should return to the Enlightenment to oppose their irrational and hateful politics.