philosophy

Bruce Springsteen: an Aristotle for our times

‘I wanted to hear, and I wanted to know the whole American story.’

The Cultural Economy Moment?

Neo-liberalism as a meta-concept constitutes a substantive barrier to more sustained engagement between cultural studies and economics

How kitsch consumed the world

The tastes of the nouveau riches in Russia, China, the Middle East, and the US excel in a kind of conspicuous vulgarity