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Frantz Fanon, I dannati della terra (1961)

La zona abitata dai colonizzati non è complementare della zona abitata dai coloni. Queste due zone si contrappongono, ma non al servizio di un’unità superiore. Rette da una logica puramente aristotelica, obbediscono al principio di esclusione reciproca: non c’è conciliazione possibile, uno dei due termini è di troppo. 464 more words


Crazy, funny, great work by Bruno Latour.

About a year ago I wrote a post on the idea of ‘symmetrical anthropology’ coined by Bruno Latour. I was critical about the idea of such an anthropology back then. 1,006 more words

On adoption resistance: bridging false divides.

This is my first piece for Land of Gazillion Adoptees [link to article]; I am quite honored to be a contributing editor in the “Research” rubrik there. 371 more words

Adoption Resistance

On Fanon's Black Skin, White Masks (Part 1)

Before I start talking about Fanon’s extremely influential text, I’d like to share an anecdote I was told recently. A friend of mine – a tall, bald black man in his 40’s – was telling me about this woman he had just started dating, a petite white woman in her 30’s. 858 more words


In the world through which I travel, I am endlessly creating myself.

- Frantz Fanon


Fanon on the evolution of forms of exploitation

For a time it looked at though racism had disappeared. This soul-soothing, unreal impression was simply the consequence of the evolution of forms of exploitation. Psychologists spoke of a prejudice having become unconscious.

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What Dialectical Negation is Supposed to Subsume

“The Negroes of Chicago only resemble the Nigerians or Tanganyikans in so far as they were all defined in relation to the whites. The objective problems each face are primarily heterogeneous. 28 more words