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History from below

The picture above is by the well-known late C19 landscape artists John Fullwood, of a scene off North Street that no longer exists. Fullwood was not all that common in that beside his landscape work, he took time to document some of the Black Country’s poorest parts, most notably a series of etchings of Wolverhampton prior to the modernisation works throughout the 1880s. 754 more words


Uses of subalternity and crisis - Sharad Chari

Crisis, Subalternity, and Forgotten Places

Not this freedom, insists Lindela Figlan, security guard and office-holder of Abahlali baseMjondolo (ABM), the shack-dweller’s movement that has challenged many facets of suffering in South Africa’s informal settlements. 712 more words

A Genealogy of the Emergence of Decoloniality

In today’s podcast Vitamin D reached out to Dr. Roberto D. Hernandez of San Diego State University to talk about the concept of decoloniality and the history of its emergence within the context of his own political formation as a Chicano activist raised in San Ysidro – blocks from the U.S.-Mexico border and the site of the busiest port of entry in the world. 317 more words