Sam Schuman

Sam Schuman is Alta's 2020 Summer intern. He is a rising senior at Oberlin College, where he studies history, English, and French, and edits Wilder Voice, a literary magazine.

Theodor Adorno and Herbert Marcuse

Resistance Isn’t Futile

In a series of letters sent between Frankfurt and San Diego during the late 1960s, German intellectuals Theodor Adorno and Herbert Marcuse debated protest tactics, “left fascism,” and use of force. A half century later, their arguments still resonate.

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