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The Baffler Anonymous 07/26/14(Sat)09:27 UTC+1 No.5191479 Report

The best political journal in America just redesigned its website and opened up their archives to the public. Even if you don't subscribe you can read 5 articles for free, and pretty much everything they've ever published is worth reading.


If you're completely unfamiliar, here are a few articles to try to start you off:


I'm sure there are other Baffler fans here, so please recommend other articles.
Anonymous 07/26/14(Sat)10:01 UTC+1 No.5191555 Report

The Baffler is a white person magazine. Much like The New Yorker, it serves as a status symbol for other whites to congratulatory pat themselves on the back with how intellectual and moral they are.
Anonymous 07/26/14(Sat)10:07 UTC+1 No.5191572 Report

Oh wow! Sign me up! I want a status symbol.
Anonymous 07/26/14(Sat)10:12 UTC+1 No.5191588 Report


Sarcasm is the primary mode of white leftist discourse.
Anonymous 07/26/14(Sat)10:13 UTC+1 No.5191591 Report

I love sarcasm! Good thing I'm a white leftist, huh? Man, I'm going to fit right in. And if I read The Baffler, all have all sorts of interesting anecdotes at cocktail parties!
Anonymous 07/26/14(Sat)10:22 UTC+1 No.5191602 Report


i read that first article of your 3, but i stopped reading pretty quick when he tried to claim that empiricism and a belief in the elusive/subjective nature of truth/reality are contradictory
Anonymous 07/26/14(Sat)10:37 UTC+1 No.5191632 Report

I think you misread that. He was contrasting the Enlightenment ideal of science as a search for objective reality with the postmodern idea of subjective viewpoints literally creating reality.
Anonymous 07/26/14(Sat)10:52 UTC+1 No.5191672 Report

Or it's just a journal with some interesting things to read.

Judging everything through the lens of socialization is no way to go through life.
Anonymous 07/26/14(Sat)13:30 UTC+1 No.5191973 Report

I used to read the Baffler in the early 90's. surprised it's still around. kinda cool.
Anonymous 07/26/14(Sat)15:20 UTC+1 No.5192258 Report

Please leave /pol/
Anonymous 07/26/14(Sat)15:22 UTC+1 No.5192266 Report

OP is viral marketer.

Anonymous 07/26/14(Sat)15:26 UTC+1 No.5192283 Report

We aren't dating.
Anonymous 07/26/14(Sat)15:48 UTC+1 No.5192334 Report

do yourself a favor and stop grovelling
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