SOFT FASCISM

PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS, THE UNDERMINING OF FREE ENTERPRISE, EMERGENCE OF “SOFT FASCISM” Over the past decade, the expression public-private partnership has crept into our public lexicon. What is a public-private partnership? What purposes were they supposedly created to serve? What, on the other hand, is free enterprise? Are the two compatible?In …

Despair-A Common Condition?

by Mike Pyatt Few literary works evoke such vitriolic reaction to a fictional character as existentialist Albert Camus’ 1956 book,The Fall. One student reportedly reacted, “I would like to punch Camus’ absurd hero, Jean-Baptiste Clamense in the face.” Camus, as with Sartre, had no sufficient reference point for absolutes, as …