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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.
For about five years now, Greece has been giving the euro area authorities a test in economics and politics. The test must be retaken until the authorities produce the right answers.
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RT @DuncanWeldon: An excellent read. https://t.co/N5hMw24RU9
RT @MarkThoma: Why Germany wants rid of Greece - mainly macro http://t.co/iB0ApP233J
RT @tomashirstecon: Returning to the drachma won't save #Greece: http://t.co/5uMSPS2I7J
How Expensive Are Our Houses? - by @resi_analyst http://t.co/un7ZSKxyix