Monthly Archives: August 2005

More Microflowers…and a Dog

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Time See What’s Become of Me

Iraq’s future is in the hands of long-time now. There’s no need now to rush to the blog or the column, the talk show or the speech, to mark and masticate the meaning of each and every event. Listening to … Continue reading

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First, a trifling recommendation: Sky High is kind of fun. Nothing great, but amusing and with a few really great bits. Kind of like The Million Dollar Duck meets The Incredibles in its look. More seriously: I’m probably the last … Continue reading

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Theories of People

When I teach my course on the history of consumerism, commodification and advertising, I often like to talk at some point about my favorite paradox about choice and agency in liberal democratic societies. From the last quarter of the 19th … Continue reading

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