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Published in 1964, it fast became an ideological bible for the emergent New Left. As Douglas Kellner notes in his introduction, Marcuse's greatest work was a 'damning indictment of contemporary Western societies, capitalist and communist.' Yet it also expressed the hopes of a radical philosopher that human freedom and happiness could be greatly expanded beyond the regimented thought and behaviour prevalent in established society. For those who held the reigns of power Marcuse's call to arms threatened civilization to its very core. For many others however, it represented a freedom hitherto unimaginable.
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RT @TimHarford: A brief guide to helicopter money http://t.co/xt6jwHatqd
Why a company’s choice of AGM location could be a possible ‘sell’ signal - http://t.co/Jk1Q9WZ3pt
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RT @D_Blanchflower: Immigration: Could we – should we – stop migrants coming to Britain? excellent from @jdportes http://t.co/G8PNDbYqgk