Writing

SELECTED ESSAYS AND JOURNALISM

Mai 68, révolte populiste ?“, Tocqueville 21, May 2018.
(reviewed: Alain Touraine, Le mouvement de Mai ou le communisme utopique)

The Meaning of American Factories,” The New Republic, April 2018.
(reviewed: Joshua B. Freeman, Behemoth: The History of the Factory and the Making of the Modern World)

The Radical Hopes of the Russian Revolution,” The New Republic, September 2017.
(reviewed: Tariq Ali, The Dilemmas of Lenin; China Miéville: October)

The Rise of the Thought Leader,” The New Republic, July 2017.
(reviewed: Daniel Drezner, The Ideas Industry)

The Deflationary Mind,” Jacobin, October 2016.
(reviewed: Mark Lilla, The Shipwrecked MindThe Reckless Mind)

On Jonathan Chait, Political Correctness, and the Social Media Left,” In These Times, January 2016.

California English,” Jacobin, January 2014.
(on conservative intellectuals and the politics of literature education)

One Last Derrida Attack,” The Daily Beast, July 2013.
(on Jean-Pierre Faye, Lettre sur Derrida: Combat au-dessus du vide)

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