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The Production of Space and Hillary Clinton's Unforgivable Faint

Yesterday, on the 15th anniversary of the destruction of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, Hillary Clinton — the embattled Democratic nominee for POTUS in this November’s election — abruptly left a memorial service in New York. 682 more words

Frantz Fanon

“France is at War with its own Citizens” – Yasser Louati on the Cannes “Burkini” Ban

 

“The colonialist administration invested great sums in this combat. After it had posited that the woman constituted the pivot of Algerian society, all efforts were made to obtain control over her.” 223 more words

Current Affairs

Lingering.

Games can evolve. Games are non-linear. Games can be subversive, intervene and disrupt.

Colonialism has created a situation where many blacks continuously struggle to emphasize their historical past, their culture, their sense of identity. 427 more words

Fanon and Mariátegui contra Grosfoguel and Coulthard


Although Ramón Grosfoguel et al. certainly take pride in the fact they draw from native resources, and hence do not rely on master thinkers from the Occident, it is unlikely that anyone not steeped in that tradition could even begin to understand their “decolonial” theory. 4,243 more words

Writings

Dub Pure & Clean Selection (Instrumental/Psy-Dub)

“The basic confrontation which seemed to be colonialism versus anti-colonialism, indeed capitalism versus socialism, is already losing its importance. What matters today, the issue which blocks the horizon, is the need for a redistribution of wealth.

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Music

Meaningless gibberish and decoloniality

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“Radical universal decolonial
anticapitalist diversality,”
and other adventures in
academic mumbo-jumbo
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Been reading various exponents of so-called “decolonial” theory of late — Enrique Dussel, Walter Mignolo, Anibal Quijano, and Ramón Grosfoguel, etc. 2,014 more words

Writings

Of goosebumps and brokenness

THERE’S A CLINICALITY to this intense body of photographic work that repels your inner being and makes you want to turn away and then run away really quickly before you encounter the works in detail. 684 more words

Robyn Sassen