La Formoisie

Critical Social Theory in the Middle East

April 29, 2017

On Thursday, the people of the West Bank began a general strike and on Friday, there will be a day of protest against the occupation. Shops were closed, and Palestinians congregated in support tents, which I have seen popping up around Palestine over the past few weeks...

April 20, 2017

I recently published an article in Utica College's Center of Public Affairs and Election Research titled, "The Trump Administration and the Déjà Vu of Middle East Chemical Warfare," in which he argued it is not surprising that a week after President Donald J. Trump pra...

April 13, 2017

Massimo writes on Gramsci, Islamism, and postcolonial theory, with a country focus on Jordan.

April 12, 2017

Publish our first article on our foreign policy page!

April 12, 2017

Tell us your thoughts on the international relations of the Middle East. We're waiting!

April 12, 2017

In Marxist thinking, La Formoisie is an exploitative class, not unlike the bourgeoisie except in its level of education. We take it as a sort of intelligentsia, and blend it cultural Marxist thinking like that of famed Italian thinker Antonio Gramsci to give our websit...

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