Kevin McDonald — The Unz Review May 24, 2017
Here is Justin Murphy describing his background, research, and activism:
Why is there not more rebellion against status quo institutions? How have economic and political processes pacified our capacity for radical collective action? As a political scientist, I am interested in the roles played by information, communication, and ideology in the pacification of political resistance and conflict. Before joining the faculty of Politics and IR at the University of Southampton in the UK, I did my PhD at Temple University in the US. There I was active in Occupy Wall Street, some civil disobedience and shutting down of things, some longer-termcampaigns against the big U.S. banks, and sundry other works and deeds, including a radical warehouse project where I lived for nearly three years.
So Murphy is an academic on the left. He is therefore part…
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