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From the Fringe to the Center: #FakeNews in the Context of Left-Right Dialectics

Branko Malić | Will the fringe become a new mainstream? It seems to be the case. But will the new mainstream be any less fake than the old one?

Suicide Bombers of the Galaxy: Puzzling Subtext of “Star Wars Rogue One”

Branko Malić | “Star Wars: Rogue One” is a puzzling film. Namely, it is a straightforward, emotionally laden war movie with an unspoken yet clear message: a praise of suicide. (SPOILERS APLENTY)

Conspiracy of Enlightenment: Augustin Barruel and his “Memoirs Illustrating the History of Jacobinism” (Part 3)

Branko Malić | In the third part of our series on conspiratorial view on French Revolution we discuss a vehicle of political subversion Barruel calls: “occult lodges of Freemasonry”.

Hell Comes to Frogtown: Alt Right and Triumph of Transhumanism

Branko Malić | While Richard Spencer’s half-joke of hailing Donald Trump with Roman salute rose a lot of dust, some remarks in his NPI speech point into rather sinister direction. A posthuman one.

Conspiracy of Enlightenment: Augustin Barruel and his “Memoirs Illustrating the History of Jacobinism” (pt. 2)

Branko Malić | We continue with the introduction to Augustin Barruel’s “Memoirs Illustrating the History of Jacobinism”, a veritable historical nucleus of modern conspiracy theory.

Conspiracy of the Enlightenment: Augustin Barruel and his “Memoirs Illustrating the History of Jacobinism” (pt. 1)

Branko Malić | “Conspiracy theories are as old as humanity … it’s in human nature to imagine conspiracies everywhere …” True? Not really. Meet the first real conspiracy theorist – Augustin Barruel.

Truth Denial: Holohoaxes and “New Beginnings”

Branko Malić I Alternative media is like a breath of fresh air in poisonous atmosphere of the mainstream. Or is it really? Is it just another brand of poison?

Transcendent Men: Hegel and Posthumanism (Part 3)

Branko Malić I Posthumanism attempts to resolve the abyss of alienation between man and the world by casting humanity into it

Transcendent Men: Hegel and Posthumanism (Part 2)

Branko Malić I Wouldn’t it be good to transcend the limitations of humanity? Well, judging by historical example of Hegel’s philosophy, not exactly.

Transcendent Men: Hegel and Posthumanism (Part 1)

Branko Malić I Is there any connection between 19th century Hegelian philosophy and contemporary posthumanism? Let’s find out.

Giuseppe Mazzini and the Religion of Nationalism

Branko Malić I Is revolutionary nationalism just a step to global governance? Let’s ask its godfather, Giuseppe Mazzini, one of the premier conspirators of 19th Century Europe.

Cold War, Cold Fear: Analysis of John Carpenter’s “The Thing”

Branko Malić I Cold War paranoia in our day and age seems so soothing, almost nostalgic. But even then – nothing was what it seemed.

Aristotle’s Metaphysics: Knowledge of Ultimate Reality

Branko Malić I Metaphysical healers, metaphysical councilors, metaphysical vibrations … metaphysical this – metaphysical that. Everybody loves metaphysics. But what does this word really mean?

München Shooting: Terror Embedded Journalism?

Branko Malić I One more anomaly of terrorist spectacle could go mainstream. Are we dealing with terror embedded journalism?

Bedtime for Democracy: A Dialectic of Resentment

Branko Malić I Seems like these days the most democratically distributed opinion is that democracy is not such a good idea.

Game Theory: A Criminal Mind for a Mindful Crime

Branko Malić I The language of Game Theory is all pervasive. But is it accurate?

EU Axis Reacts to Brexit: Substance Abuse or Chaos Based Policy?

Branko Malić I Leaked Franco-German joint policy document proposing consolidation of post-Brexit EU presents us with the dilemma: are they on acid or just plain stupid? Or worse …

Introducing Euthanasia: Death as a Vital Human Right

Branko Malić I Postmodern politics is absolutely committed to implementation of human rights. But what if there are rights you would be well advised to reject?

America’s Role in Technetronic Era Revisited: Brzezinski’s Fractured Mirror

Branko Malić I Zbigniew Brzezinski’s early Seventies book is rightly reviled for it’s blatant “prediction” of technocratic methods we are enduring today. But is there something even more sinister to it?

Perspectives of Posthumanism: A Perfect Murder

Branko Malić I Posthumanists claim that we are at the threshold of techno utopia. However, it is more likely we could end up suffering a murder by logic.