Voting for Violence by Iftekhar Sayeed

And in any case what is the use of an eccentric opinion, which never can hope to conquer the great agencies of publicity? Bertrand Russell, On Being Modern-minded Democracy and violence have been perceived to be connected since classical times (vide Republic 496c-e). According to S.E. Finer: “The Forum polity is comparatively rare in the … More Voting for Violence by Iftekhar Sayeed

Accepting submissions

I am accepting submissions for poetry, essays, short stories (fiction or nonfiction), photography or art for our next open access/print journal. I would like to elaborate on this post. All content submitted and if accepted will be published in print (on demand). I will not be sending out free copies however, the digital version will … More Accepting submissions

Charles Olson and the Counterculture of the 1950s and ‘60s by Craig Stormont

…………Charles Olson’s Maximus Poems include frequent mention of polis, taken from the ancient Greek city/state, but his use of the term polis refers to a more rewarding and beneficial way of life than that which he observed, particularly in Washington D.C., where he abandoned a promising political career. His idea of polis refers to “a … More Charles Olson and the Counterculture of the 1950s and ‘60s by Craig Stormont