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Martin Gelin

Martin Gelin is a journalist and author based in New York. His work has appeared in the New Republic, Foreign Policy, BBC, and NPR.


Only a few decades old, the corporate autocracy the former president unleashed on the United States is not natural law. It had to be created, and it can also be undone.

Martin Gelin
Martin Gelin Michel Houellebecq Submission Serotonin

Michel Houellebecq’s Islamophobia and chauvinism have made him a favorite intellectual of right extremists. So why does he appeal to so many on the left as well?

Martin Gelin