Once, postmodernism and its protagonists identified themselves as freedom fighters – and probably still do. Their argument goes like this: The universalism of modernity and the logic of the general in industrialized societies, as the German sociologist Andreas Reckwitz calls it, would have led to normalization, standardization, and leveling. So, the Other would not just […]
Nils Heisterhagen is a political adviser to the Social Democratic Party (SPD) group in the state parliament of Rhineland-Palatinate in Germany. Previously he was a political consultant and speechwriter for the chair of the German trade union IG Metall.