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The reason why we need intellectuals, as well as all the good journalists we can find, is to fill the space that grows between the two parts of democracy:  the governed and the governors.
- Tony Judt

 

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Tony Judt on Intellectuals and Democracy

Tony Judt (1948-2010) On August 6, 2010, renowned historian Tony Judt died from ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. In the two-year span between his diagnosis and tragic death, Judt, incredibly, wrote three books. The final one has just … Continue reading

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