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Sunday, October 27th – 2:30pm
Walker Talks! on the
philosopher and cultural theorist Walter Benjamin 

The threads out of which so much has been woven come from sources first charted by Walter Benjamin.

A classic “vates,” in the old Roman sense — a wielder of insight amidst a plethora of forms and hidden values.

A chronicler of his immediate age, which strangely resembles ours, as well as a perspicacious navigator of the seas of the psyche, in a searching critique of the sights and the shadows of all times.

Walter Benjamin (1892-1940)


He's brought shame on the nation, and won't get off so easily if we keep our eyes on the battle against demagoguery and the prize of restored democracy. No fascist America, if we only pay attention and don't avert our eyes. Trump lost the election. We can move on, ignore his blather and spurn the chatter and bluster of those who fan the flames of division..

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