Cold War

The Cold War’s Morbid Sage: Theodor W. Adorno and the Philosophy of 'Post-Existence'

The Cold War’s Morbid Sage: Theodor W. Adorno and the Philosophy of 'Post-Existence'

While Radio Free Berlin was broadcasting Nikita Khrushchev’s secret speech, Peter Gente went to the cinema. As the radio waves rose into the evening sky, informing listeners on both sides of the divided city about the crimes of Stalinism, the curtain opened on Beauties of the Night, a comedy

Philipp Felsch
Philipp Felsch
9 min read
Theodor Adorno
Do We Really Want a New Cold War?

Do We Really Want a New Cold War?

Fear has been making some pretty foolish policy decisions in the last few months. In the US, the decision of several state governments to move patients infected with COVID-19 into nursing homes probably takes the prize, but a close runner-up would be Congress’s CARES act, which misguidedly paid the

James Hankins
James Hankins
5 min read
China