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Chris Hedges: The Campaign to Exterminate Muslims

Muslims in this age of racialized authoritarianism have been stripped of due process in our courts and are subject—as Abid Naseer and Haroon Aswat were in Britain before being extradited to the United States—to pretrial incarceration for years. 502 more words

Opinion Leaders

New Book: Translation of “Frantz Fanon. Écrits sur l’aliénation et la liberté”

Frantz Fanon: Écrits sur l’aliénation et la liberté, Œuvres II, compiled and edited by Jean Khalfa and Robert JC Young (La Découverte, 2016), is now available in English: as… 258 more words

News

"Extracting Profit: Imperialism, Neoliberalism, and the New Scramble for Africa" by Lee Wengraf

Here’s a quote from the Berlin Conference of 1885, in which the European powers set out their goals for Africa:

“… all the powers bind themselves to watch over the preservation of the native tribes, and to care for the improvement of the conditions of their moral and material well-being.” 554 more words

Book Review

note_05 Wilson Harris (1921-2018) -an inadequate tribute from 1990 #polyhistoric

Photo Eamonn McCabe (The Guardian)

While adding to Chapters_Essays and Culture_Crit, I’ve been discovering how much material there is -its drives and formations- and came across a very short double review from the New Statesman, September 1990. 686 more words

The Literary

The Good Place: Chidi Anagonye and Colonialism

Huge spoilers for The Good Place. Just a heads up. Really you shouldn’t read this if you haven’t seen the show.

As is made explicitly clear within the show, the Good Place/Bad Place distinction is inherently an immoral system. 980 more words

Social Criticism

Frantz Fanon, Alienation and Freedom - translated collection of previously unpublished writings forthcoming from Bloomsbury

Frantz Fanon, Alienation and Freedom – forthcoming from Bloomsbury

Since the publication of The Wretched of the Earth in 1961, Fanon’s work has been deeply significant for generations of intellectuals and activists from the 60s to the present day.

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Change: Angazi, But I'm sure

I was still mulling over a conversation with Frantz Fanon which began a few years ago – about Black Skin, White Masks (1952) when the story of  H&Ms’  1,315 more words

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